Tea caddy, named Muichimotsu

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period or Edo period, 1607-1650
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes, lacquer repairs; ivory lid
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)
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.
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Container

Tea caddy

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