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Teapot in Melon Shape

Rim and hinge made by Thome , New York

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type); American mount
Dimensions:
H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); Diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.60a, b
54235

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