Apple-Shaped Container for Thick Tea, Named “Mochizuki (Full Moon)”

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Apple-Shaped Container for Thick Tea, Named “Mochizuki (Full Moon)”

ceramics / Edo

Satsuma ware

Edo period, 17th century

Black-glazed stoneware

高7.6 口径2.8 底径2.8/118g

1口

The glossy, black glaze contrasts with the ivory lid and splashes of white. Containers like this held powdered green tea for making a viscous drink called “thick tea.”"

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