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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Peter Callas, American, born 1951

Tea Bowl (Chawan)

1981

Wood-fired stoneware with glaze consisting of silica, feldspar, iron dust, and volcanic ash from Mount St. Helens

2 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (7 × 12 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.38
Geography: 
Made in Piermont, New York, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Gift of the artist to Frederic E. Ossorio (1919 - 2005) and Siena de Roos Ossorio (1924 - 2018), Greenwhich, Conn., and Boulder, Colo., March 1981; inherited by Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo., 2005; donated to Yale Univeristy Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2013

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