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Tea bowl with tortoise-shell design

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Provenance

Purchased by Edward Sylvester Morse in Japan between 1877 and 1892. Deposited to the MFA in 1892.

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow

Japanese, Edo period, 17th century

Object Place

Owari

Dimensions

7 x 11.5 (mouth diameter) cm (2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1305

Medium or Technique

Shino type; stoneware with iron wash and feldspathic glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware