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Asian Art

Hizen Maru Tea Caddy (Cha-Ire) with Ivory Lid

17th century

Stoneware, ivory lid

with lid: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
2 5/8 × 2 9/16 in. (6.7 × 6.5 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2016.66.1a-c
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Professor David Ernest Apter (1924–2010) and Eleanor S. Apter (born 1928 –), Collection, North Haven, Conn.; gift in 2016 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.