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Tea container of Daimyo bamboo

Unknown17-19th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

This container is for storing powdered thin tea. It was made of Narihira bamboo and shows its big knot on the upper part of the body. A big dry crack runs from the upper part to the flat bottom. The inner surfaces of the lid and container are gilded.

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  • Title: Tea container of Daimyo bamboo
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 17-19th century, Edo period
  • Physical Dimensions: OAH: 8.0 cm; Dia: 6.0 cm, 4.0×4.3 cm (mouth), 4.6×4.6 cm (base)
  • Type: Woodwork

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