Jar with four lugs

Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1625-1650
Stoneware with black iron glaze over red slip-glaze (akadobe) with patch of naturally-occurring ash glaze from firing
Tamba ware
H x W x D: 40 x 33 x 33 cm (15 3/4 x 13 x 13 in)
Japan, Hyogo prefecture, Tachikui
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea-leaf storage jar (chatsubo)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hauge collection, Japan, stoneware, Tamba ware, tea, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Sasayama. Ko-Tamba [Early Tamba]. .
  • Imada. Dai Tambayaki ten [The Great Tamba-ware Exhibition]. Exh. cat. .
  • Daniel Rhodes. Tamba Pottery: The Timeless Art of a Japanese Village. Tokyo. .
  • Narasaki Shoichi. Tamba. Nihon Toji Zensu, vol. 11 Tokyo. .
  • Inui Yoshiaki. Nihon no toji: Gendai hen. 8 vols., Tokyo. vol. 7.
  • Kinsei no Tambayaki [Tamba Ware of the Edo Period]. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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