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Tea jar

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
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures in Japanese Art (Part One)," October 12, 1995–April 28, 1996.

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