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Tea jar

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: ca. 1750
Culture: Japan
Medium: Ovoid; base depressed in center; dark red clay; lustrous iron-rust glaze with dark drips; glaze extends slightly more than halfway down the jar (Zeze ware)
Dimensions: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.592a, b

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