Tea jar, or chaireOn display
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Tea jar, or chaire
Date18th century (1701 - 1800)
Material and technique
stoneware, with brown glaze; ivory lid
Dimensionswith lid 8.1 cm (height)
4.5 cm (diameter)
No. of items
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.