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Toshiro tea caddy with lid
  • Japan
  • Toshiro tea caddy with lid, 1400s?, Muromachi period (1338–1573)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • glazing, pottery
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.9 x 10.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1540.a,b
Label Text

Crudely potted, bulbous-shaped jar with small neck, roughly shaped conical cover with long hollow cork-like stopper. Glazed with reddish brown iridescent glaze. Glaze stops about half-inch from base.