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Tea jar

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ovoid; dark red clay; lustrous dark iron-rust glaze, stopping short of base; splash of darker overglaze (Seto ware)
Dimensions:
H. (with lid) 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Diam. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.605a, b
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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