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Physical Object / Tea caddy for thick tea with brocade cover

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Title
Tea caddy for thick tea with brocade cover
Creator
Unknown
Contributing Institution
California State University, Sacramento Library
Collection
Sokiku Nakatani Japanese Teaware Collection
Rights Information
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Description
This chaire in the daikai shape is paired with a cover (shifuku) made of a beautiful donsu fabric featuring motifs of plum, cherry, and tortoise shell. Shifuku for this style of chaire are tied with a special knot designed to fall open with one tug upon the cord. The chaire is accompanied by a paulownia box with inscriptions describing its provenance. Seto ware (Seto-yaki)
Type
physical object
Format
2""h x 3 1/4"" dia
Ceramic with ivory lid and brocade cover
Identifier
2005.05.0081
46
Case 1, Shelf 2
271.cpd
http://digital.lib.csus.edu/cdm/ref/collection/teaware/id/270
Subject
Chaire, daikai
Japanese tea ceremony
Tea making paraphernalia
Tea caddies
Relation
Sokiku Nakatani Japanese Teaware Collection

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