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Tea Bowl with Peony Decoration

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with inlaid design (Yatsushiro ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); Diam. of rim 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); Diam. of foot 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Colman, 1893
Accession Number:
93.1.88
Not on view
The nineteenth-century example of inlaid Yatsushiro ware displayed here is emblematic of late Edo-period revivals of buncheong idioms, reflecting the antiquarian predilections of the tea culture and, by extension, of ceramic industries throughout Japan during this period.
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