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chawan茶碗 (tea bowl)
  • Japan
  • chawan茶碗 (tea bowl), early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.9 x 13.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 5 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1554

Dark clay, crudely potted, with indentations pressed in side near top. Glazed with a varigated and streaked glaze (black, blue and tan). Lower part not covered with glaze. Glaze is quite thick. Inside of bowl is black.