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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)
2""h x 3 1/4"" dia Ceramic with ivory lid and brocade cover
2005.05.0081 46 Case 1, Shelf 2 271.cpd http://digital.lib.csus.edu/cdm/ref/collection/teaware/id/270
Chaire, daikai Japanese tea ceremony Tea making paraphernalia Tea caddies