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Tea jar

Edo period (1615–1868)
18th century
Clay covered with a beautiful glaze; ivory cover (Takatori ware)
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diam. of rim 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Diam. of base 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.60.24a, b
Not on view
Thomas Allen , until his sale at Anderson Galleries, New York, Feb. 25–28, 1925, Chinese & Japanese Porcelains & Potteries, Far Eastern & European Objects of Art: The Thomas Allen Collection, no. 335, to MMA]
Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 3, 2013–August 11, 2013.

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