Tea jar

Artist: Nonomura Ninsei (Japanese, active ca. 1646–94)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: ca. 1660
Culture: Japan
Medium: Clay; black glaze with two bands of crackled white glaze; (Awata ware)
Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Diam. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Diam. of rim 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. of base 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.666

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