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chawan茶碗 (tea bowl) with mon 紋 (crest)
  • Japan
  • chawan茶碗 (tea bowl) with mon 紋 (crest), circa 1775, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.4 x 11.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 4 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1610
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Fine pottery tea bowl, very thin. It is glazed with ivory white, fine crackle and decorated in dark green underglaze with three mon (crests) in hollyhock pattern.