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Takatori tea caddy with lid
  • Japan
  • Takatori tea caddy with lid, circa 1680–1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Chikuzen Provence, Japan
  • stoneware, glazing, ivory
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.9 x 5.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1544.a,b
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Description

Dark clay with ivory lid. Two, small, tube-like handles attach to upper part. One side dented while clay was damp. Glazed dark metallic brown. Bottom 1/2" not glazed.