Serving dish used for the Japanese tea ceremonyOn display
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Serving dish used for the Japanese tea ceremony
Material and technique
stoneware, with painting in blue under a white glaze
Dimensions5.8 x 24.6 x 21.9 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 1988.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.