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19c Japanese tea ceremony SETO CHAIRE tea caddy

19c Japanese tea ceremony SETO CHAIRE tea caddy


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1900: Item # 1413270
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of robust squat shape with cover and new shifuku (silk storage bag). Seto ware with beautiful brown glaze interspersed with numerous darker spots that produce rich play of color. Brown clay, the foot shows earthenware body with typical Japanese oval lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the potters wheel. Old turned cover lined with gold lacquered paper. Beautiful piece in excellent condition, height with cover 2 1/4 inches