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Tea Bowl


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The exterior is decorated with stylized phoenixes and peonies. The interior displays bats around the rim, and calligraphy which refers to the sea of good fortunes and the mountains of longevity; things associated with birthday wishes and congratulations.
Exhibitions
  • Exposition Universelle. Paris. 1878.
Provenance Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1878, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions Kahin Shiryu
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1878

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Period
mid 19th century (Edo)
Medium
porcelain with underglaze cobalt and overglaze enamels
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.608
Measurements
H: 2 7/16 x Diam: 4 3/4 in. (6.2 x 12 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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