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Stoneware jar with flaring foot and high rounded shoulders on a tapered body. It has an everted, flared foot, and short narrow neck covered with a flat lid with conical knob. The top three-quarters of the jar is covered in an amber-colored glaze. 
Chinese
Covered Jar
slip on stoneware with glaze
6 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in (17.2 cm x 12.4 cm x 12.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene for The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene Memorial Collection
A 14th century Mongol period pharmacy jar from the Sultanabad region. The albarello is a contracted cylinder with a converging neck and has a conventionalized inscription with a stag and gazelle design. Floral designs fill the space while the lower body is fluted. All the decorative patterns were done in low relief. Paste is a light tan "Islamic II", while the glaze is glossy with fine crackle. The object was fired upright. Colors include heavy iridescent patina, gray-green, light grayish-white ground and light purplish gray. The object has been restored. 
Iranian
Albarello (Pharmacy Jar)
composite ceramic body with gray, blue and black underglaze
5 in. x 10 3/4 in. x 10 3/4 in. ( 12.7 cm x 27.31 cm x 27.31 cm )
Museum purchase
A wooden tea canister with lid. The sides of the canister have an intricate design of mountains, trees and water inlaid to the wood.The shape is tubular and the lid is the same diameter as the base.
Japanese
Wooden Tea Canister
wood
3 1/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. ( 8.26 cm x 10.8 cm )
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
A ceramic incense box in beige and reddish orange color. Shaped like a closed flower bud with smaller leaves covering it.
Enza Bachi Shuroku (?)
Leaf Shaped Incense Burner
unglazed stoneware
2 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in. x 3 3/4 in. ( 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x 9.53 cm )
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
Japanese
Karatsu Tea Waste Water Container (Kensui)
stoneware
2 13/16 in. x 5 3/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. ( 7.2 cm x 13.7 cm x 13.7 cm )
Japanese
Shallow Mishima Tea Bowl
white slip and incised design on stoneware
2 1/16 in. x 5 5/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. ( 5.2 cm x 14.3 cm x 14.3 cm )
Seihô
Ninsei-style Tea Bowl
stoneware
3 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in (7.94 cm x 12.54 cm)
George Vertue; Japanese
Metal Tea Sifter; Plastic Funnel; Ceramic Tea Whisk Rest; Wooden Tea Spoon
metal, plastic, ceramic, wood
( )
Japanese
Wooden Base for Water Heater (TC2006.13.6A-E)
lacquer on wood
11 7/16 in. x 11 7/16 in. x 9/16 in. ( 29 cm x 29 cm x 1.5 cm )
George Vertue; Japanese
Hagi-ware Tea Bowl with Design of Grass
mottled pink glaze on stoneware
2 15/16 in. x 5 in. ( 7.5 cm x 12.7 cm )
Japanese
Kyoto Ware Covered Tea Caddy (cha-ire)
stoneware with mottled brown/black glaze; ivory lid
3 5/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in (8.41 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm)
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Japanese
Kettle—Used in Tea Ceremony
iron
5 3/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. ( 14.61 cm x 20.96 cm x 20.96 cm )
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

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46 Collection Object Sources

Covered Jar (1971/2.71A&B)
Tea Scoops (TC2006.7.2.1&2)
Tea Bowl (2004/1.217)
Bowl (1971/2.83)
Bowl (1964/2.74)
Teabowl (1964/2.11)
Teabowl (1964/2.15)
Bowl (1973/2.18)
Bowl (1973/2.20)
Shard (1983/1.342)
Teabowl (1964/2.12)
Snuff Bottle (1989/2.19)
Covered Tripod Vessel (1993/1.58.1-2)
Incense Container (TC2006.6.1A&B)
Incense Container (TC2006.6.4A&B)
Large Incense Burner (2012/1.260A&B)

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