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chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl)
  • Japan
  • chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl), Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Karatsu stoneware, glaze
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.7 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/4 x 4 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1562

Glazed with faun gray with painted face and hands on the inside. Outside has brush marks in black with two irregular splotches of mottled red and green. Base has three knotches in it and is not glazed. Rim not glazed.