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19c tea ceremony Seto CHAIRE tea caddy

19c tea ceremony Seto CHAIRE tea caddy


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1900: Item # 1408106
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century Japanese ceramic chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of a squat double gourd shape. Seto ware with light brown stoneware body, beautiful olive to brown glaze, typical Japanese elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the turning wheel, old cover with beautiful patina, lined with gold paper on the inside. Very pleasant to hold, impressed with potter’s seal on the bottom. Height with cover 2 1/4 inches.