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Tea jar

Attributed to Tôshiro

Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date: ca. 1620
Culture: Japan
Medium: Ovoid, with slightly projecting lip, sloping neck and slightly sloping shoulder; fine reddish brown clay, mottled dark brown glaze with irregular band of golden brown glaze;ivory lid; fine left-handed itogiri (Seto ware)
Dimensions: H. (with lid) 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Diam. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.609a, b

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