Keywords: Seto ware

156 objects

Mino ware tea bowl

Buff clay, reddish brown on part of surface on one side. String-cutting mark visible on trimmed foot rim. Yellow ash glaze, appearing olive-green where thick, stained brown in crackles, ending in beads. Inside of foot rim unglazed. On inside wall, single brown streak of iron; in bottom, pool of dark green glaze with opaque bluish …


Tea caddy

Incense burner

Incense-burner; high basal ring, notched. Silver cover. Clay: hard, grayish-white. Reddish where exposed. Glaze: greenish-gray, splashed with two tones of blue (underglaze cobalt).


Jar with three lugs, for burial of cremated remains

Jar, cylindrical ovoidal; three loop handles one broken. Gold lacquer repairs. Black lacquer cover. Clay: dense, hard, metallic. Glaze: deep cream-yellow, darkening to gray-brown and red-brown; minute reddish crackle. Blackish residue coating interior; remains of residue on exterior.


Serving bowl

Light gray clay. Lappet motif stamped irregularly around outside of rim. Yellow ash glaze, olive-green where thick, stained brown in crackle. Glaze inside foot. Three large spur marks on unglazed foot rim. Large crescent-shaped crack in base. Gold lacquer repairs to lip and vertical cracks in walls.


Tea bowl in Decorated Shino style

Buff clay, darkened on surface by use. On lower wall, underglaze iron painted decoration of two clusters of schematized grass motifs, partially obscured by glaze. Feldspathic glaze of irregular thickness; stained brown in crackles. Base and foot unglazed.


Mino or Seto ware ewer, used as tea caddy

Light gray clay. String-cut base. Two lugs on shoulder. Iron glaze covering the body nearly to the foot, splashed over shoulder with ash glaze that has matured on one side as translucent amber, streaked with opaque creamy yellow edged with blue. Base coated with iron wash. Inside glazed.


Seto ware jar with stamped decor

Buff clay, stained brown by use on surface and in large areas under glaze. Thrown ridge beneath neck; decorative motifs stamped in two tiers around shoulder, separated by incised double horizontal lines. Translucent glaze ranging from olive to apple green (rusu type) on outside, with dark crackle; clear glaze on inside; glaze wiped off rim …