Tea Leaf Storage Jar with Trompe L'Oeil Brocade Mouth Cover Design

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Tea Leaf Storage Jar with Trompe L'Oeil Brocade Mouth Cover Design

Alternate Title: 色絵金彩金襴口覆い文茶壷

Japan, late Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1800-1850
Ceramics
Satsuma ware; earthenware with overglaze enamels and gold
Overall height: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm); Overall diameter: 13 in. (33.02 cm); a) Lid height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); a) Lid diameter: 6 in. (15.24 cm); b) Jar height: 14 3/4 in. (37.47 cm); b) Jar diameter: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
Gift of Leslie Prince Salzman (M.2007.130a-b)
Not currently on public view