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chaire 茶入 (lidded tea caddy)
  • Japan
  • chaire 茶入 (lidded tea caddy), late 1800s–early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • clay, glazing, wood, ivory
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.6 x 5.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 2 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1621.02

Tea caddy with green drip glaze over reddish brown clay. Small tea caddy of porcelain-like clay coated with a dark brown clay. Glazed with mottled celadon and brown with lower half of piece unglazed.