Tea caddy, Seto ware, stoneware with iron-rich glaze, Japan

Tea caddy

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1755
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Seto ware, stoneware with iron-rich glaze
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diam. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.215.12a, b
Not on view
[ G. Kitanaka , Kyoto, until 1925; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.