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Asian Art
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Artist: Tsuji Seimei, Japanese, 1927–2008

Tea Caddy (Cha-ire)

ca. 1992

Shigaraki ware; unglazed stoneware with an ivory lid

3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2001.58.4
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Collection of Molly and Walter Bareiss

Bibliography: 

Tsuji Seimei, Hono ni Ikiru: Tsuji Seimei jiden (Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 1996).

Kazumi Kurigami, “Tsuji, Seimei: asobi o sentoya umarekemu,” Bessatsu Taiyo 93 (1996).

Sadako Ohki, Twentieth-Century Japanese Ceramics at the Yale University Art Gallery: The Collections of Molly and Water Bareiss, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 8–9, 14, no. 23, fig. 23.

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