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tea bowl
  • China
  • tea bowl, Song dynasty (960–1279)
  • Where object was made: China
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.7 x 11.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/4 x 4 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mrs. E.H. Lindley
  • Not on display
  • 1945.0050

Stoneware tea bowl made of reddish brown clay covered with a creamy glaze which stops short of the foot rim. It has slight crackles on both the interior and exterior. The glaze around the rim is thin, showing the red clay underneath.