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.


Bowl, Oro-jawan type

Buff clay. Chocolate brown, matte iron glaze mottled with lighter brown; rim dipped into ash glaze, appearing opaque light brown on rim, translucent reddish brown where running down body. Base glazed except for foot rim.


Tea caddy, katatsuki type

Clay: hard, dense. Dark gray on surface, lighter gray on worn areas around edge of base. Glaze: black and very dark greenish-brown, splashed with yellow. Interior glazed.


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.