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Tea jar

Period:
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Cylindrical, rounded base and shoulder; reddish brown clay; iron rust glaze, stopping short of base; splash of golden glaze on shoulder (Seto ware)
Dimensions:
H. (with lid) 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); Diam. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.596a, b
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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