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19c Japanese tea ceremony BLACK SETO CHAIRE tea caddy

19c Japanese tea ceremony BLACK SETO CHAIRE tea caddy


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1920: Item # 1413271
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Late Meiji (1890s-1910s) black Seto ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with cover. Stoneware body of katatsuki shape, typical beautiful Japanese elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the potter’s wheel. Rich black glaze, impressed with potter’s seal on the bottom, very nice patina. Original matching lid lined with gold colored foil on the inside. Beautiful piece in excellent condition, comes with shifuku (silk brocade storage bag). Height with cover 3 5/16 inches