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tea caddy
  • Japan
  • tea caddy, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Oribe stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 6.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 2 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1549

Crudely potted jar of Oribe ware. Salmon pink clay with sugary white glaze and a splash of turquoise blue. Bottom unglazed and cut away.