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Satsuma tea bowl
  • Japan
  • Satsuma tea bowl, circa 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Satsuma ware, ceramic, crackling, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1609

Ivory white, pottery tea bowl with very fine crackled glaze. The foot is unglazed. There is a spiral modeled on the bottom and also inside the bottom of the bowl.