Keywords: Seto ware

156 objects

Tea caddy, katatsuki type

Tea caddy (chaire) Ivory cover. String-cut foot. Clay: hard, dense, coarse. Orange on surface. Glaze: thick leather-brown, iron glaze, with panel of ash glaze. Interior unglazed. Weight 147.94 grams.


Tea caddy, katatsuki type

Tea caddy, with ivory cover. Clay: hard, dense, gray. Glaze: copper-brown under thin veiling of metallic black of dull lustre, broadly splashed with yellow and black, finely crackled.


Tea caddy

Buff clay. Flat base, broadly beveled, slightly concave; S-shaped crack in center. Vertical faceting. Triangle-shaped potter’s mark incised on base, to left. Thin translucent glaze with matte surface, appearing ochre where thin, gray where thick, brown at rim and lower edge; black flecks throughout. Three long drips of translucent iron glaze. Inside glazed.


Sake bottle with pouring spout

Light gray clay. Ash glaze, tinted blue-gray with cobalt; on shoulder, second layer of dark blue cobalt-tinted rice-straw ash glaze streaked with white; clear bluish glaze inside foot rim. Four spur marks (from clay wads) on trimmed foot rim.


Jar, possibly Seto ware

Kuan-shape jar. Old repair on rim. Clay: hard, dense, gray-white. Glaze: mottled reddish-orange with flowing splash of gray-green, yellow-gray, light blue and violet; crackled. Inside: thin, dark bream. Four long fissures. Base unglazed.