Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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chawan
  • Japan
  • chawan, 1600s?, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware
  • Gift of James F. Ranson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0145
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Description

A tea ceremony chawan, the body covered with an underglaze blue and a creamy gray crackle overglaze. The rim is burnt orange in spots at the rim. It has a pawlonia wood box.