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Tea jar

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1800 (?)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Slender ovoid with flat shoulder, short neck and everted lip; brown clay; reddish gray glaze with dark brown splash; repaired with gold lacquer (Seto ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.607a, b
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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