Tea caddy, katatsuki type

Tea caddy (chaire 茶入)
Ivory cover.
Clay: hard, grayish. String-cut foot, beveled base.
Glaze: iron glaze, glossy and translucent; panel of amber-yellow ash glaze on front. Interior glazed.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1625-1675
Medium
Stoneware with iron glazes; ivory lid
Style
Seto ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.7 × 7.5 cm (3 7/16 × 2 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Aichi prefecture, Seto, Heiji kiln or related kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1901.104a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea caddy (katatsuki chaire)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Seto ware, stoneware, tea
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Tea caddy (chaire 茶入)
Ivory cover.
Clay: hard, grayish. String-cut foot, beveled base.
Glaze: iron glaze, glossy and translucent; panel of amber-yellow ash glaze on front. Interior glazed.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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