Tea caddy, named Ueda Bunrin, with silk storage bag and lacquer tray

Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze, ivory lid, silk
Dimensions
H x Diam (tea caddy): 5.8 × 5.9 cm (2 5/16 × 2 5/16 in) H x Diam (lacquer tray): 3 × 17.2 cm (1 3/16 × 6 3/4 in) Diam (tea caddy foot): 1.7 cm (11/16 in) Diam (tea caddy mouth): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory Kinsey, Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, in honor of Dr. Julian Raby, in appreciation of his dedicated service to the Freer Gallery and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2021.3.6.1a-v-2a-i
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tea caddy (bunrin chaire)

Keywords
China, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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