Tea caddy, named Ueda Bunrin, with silk storage bag and lacquer tray

Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, 13th century
Stoneware with iron glaze, ivory lid, silk
H x Diam (tea caddy): 5.8 × 5.9 cm (2 5/16 × 2 5/16 in) H x Diam (lacquer tray): 3 × 17.2 cm (1 3/16 × 6 3/4 in) Diam (tea caddy foot): 1.7 cm (11/16 in) Diam (tea caddy mouth): 2.5 cm (1 in)
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory Kinsey, Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, in honor of Dr. Julian Raby, in appreciation of his dedicated service to the Freer Gallery and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Tea caddy (bunrin chaire)

China, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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