Asian Art

Koseto Tea Caddy (Cha-Ire) with Ivory Lid “Three Breasts”

1650

Stoneware, Seto ware with ivory lid

3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (8.57 x 6.35 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2016.66.2a-c
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON. 1969

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.