Mukōzuke, or side dish used for the Japanese tea ceremonyOn display
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Mukōzuke, or side dish used for the Japanese tea ceremony
Date1570 - 1620
Material and technique
stoneware, with painting in iron-oxide pigment under a copper-green glaze
Dimensions9.1 x 5.5 x 5.8 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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.