Tea caddy, named Muichimotsu

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period or Edo period, 1607-1650
Medium
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes, lacquer repairs; ivory lid
Dimensions
H x Diam (tea caddy overall): 8.5 × 6 cm (3 3/8 × 2 3/8 in) Diam (tea caddy foot): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture or Aichi prefecture, Tajimi or Seto, Motoyashiki kiln or Heiji or related kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory Kinsey, Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, in honor of Duane Feasel Sosei, long-time Chanoyu practitioner and Master Chanoyu instructor, New York.
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-7007a-pp
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Tea caddy

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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