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Tea caddy and lid

Tea caddy and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Takatori (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    17th century-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, thrown, glazed

  • Museum number:

    FE.93&A-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Tea caddy, brown stoneware with caramel glaze and partial overlay of matt brown glaze; with bone or ivory lid. Katatsuki shape with very sharp shoulders. Thinly potted in very fine dark clay; throwing lines visible on upper half; low half smooth; single flat knife cut to left of central glaze drip; thread-cutting marks on base. Glaze coverage from inside mouth to 2/3 down exterior.

Place of Origin

Takatori (possibly, made)

Date

17th century-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, thrown, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm

Descriptive line

Tea caddy, brown stoneware with caramel glaze and partial overlay of matt brown glaze; with bone or ivory lid; possibly Takatori kilns, Japan, 17th-19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Mitsuoka, Tadanari et al., eds. Tokai Koshinetsu-Nihon Yakimono Shusei Vol. 2, Heibonsha, 1982, plates pp. 8-19, (especially p. 16), text pp. 94-98.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed; Thrown

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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