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Tea Bowl


Artist Unknown (China)


12th-13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Tea Bowl, Artist Unknown (China)
Tea Bowl: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Chi-chou wareBuff colored stoneware with brown glaze on the exterior and papercut decoration reserved in dark brown glaze against a variegated buff ground on the inside
Size: 2 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. (5.7 x 11.11 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th-13th century, Southern Sung dynasty
Physical Description: small, deep bowl; dark brown glaze on exterior; mottled tan and brown glaze on interior with stenciled designs in dark and brown of bird and flower
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.209.3
Added to Site: February 28, 2009