Tea caddy, imo-no-ko type, named Murasame

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1568-1600
Medium
stoneware, ash glaze, lacquer
Style
Seto ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (tea caddy overall): 8 × 5 cm (3 1/8 × 2 in) Diam (tea caddy foot): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Aihi prefecture, Seto
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory Kinsey, Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, in memory of Iwamoto Mieko Soshi, long-time Chanoyu practitioner and teacher, Tokyo, Japan.
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2021.3.4a-n
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Tea caddy (imo-no-ko chaire)

Keywords
Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), Seto ware, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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