Tea cup (yunomi-jawan)

Buff clay, darkened on surface by use. Hand formed. Yellow ash glaze, crackled.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1840-1860
Stoneware with ash glaze
H x Diam: 9.5 × 8.4 cm (3 3/4 × 3 5/16 in)
Japan, Aichi prefecture, Nagoya, Owari Tokugawa garden kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, tea
Provenance research underway.

Buff clay, darkened on surface by use. Hand formed. Yellow ash glaze, crackled.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 58, p. 170.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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