Square-Shouldered Container for Thick Tea, Named “Niō (Temple Guardian)”

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Square-Shouldered Container for Thick Tea, Named “Niō (Temple Guardian)”

ceramics / Azuchi/Momoyama / Edo

Bizen ware

Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period, 16th-17th century

Stoneware with natural glaze

1口

Tea caddies produced at the Bizen kilns became widely used from the end of the 16th century onwards. The tea master Furuta Oribe owned a tea caddy that was similar to this piece.

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