Base of tea caddy with string-cut foot (sherd)

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1614-1624
Stoneware with iron glaze
Takatori ware
H x W x D (overall): 5.7 x 3.3 x 3.3 cm (2 1/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in)
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Nogata, Uchigaso kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Andrew Maske
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea caddy (chaire)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, stoneware, Takatori ware, tea

From 1992 to 1993
Andrew Maske, Oxford, England, collected from the field adjacent to the Uchigaso kiln site, Nogata, Japan. [1]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Andrew Maske, Oxford, England. [2]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Andrew Maske

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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