Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tea Bowl with Hare’s-Fur Decoration

Muromachi period (1392–1573)
16th century
Stoneware with iron-oxide glaze; metal rim (Seto ware)
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Diam. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Diam. of base 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 205
Related Objects

Black Seto Teabowl, known as “Iron Mallet” (Tettsui)

Date: late 16th century Medium: Glazed stoneware (Mino ware, Black Seto type) Accession: 2015.300.272 On view in:Gallery 228

Large Storage Jar (Ōtsubo)

Date: 16th century Medium: Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Tokoname ware) Accession: 2015.300.275 On view in:Gallery 229

Shino Teabowl with Bridge and House, known as “Bridge of the Gods” (Shinkyō

Date: late 16th century Medium: Glazed stoneware with design painted in iron oxide (Mino ware, Shino type) Accession: 2015.300.271 On view in:Gallery 228

Platter (Ōzara) with Pine Tree

Date: early 17th century Medium: Stoneware with underglaze iron oxide decoration (Hizen ware, Karatsu type) Accession: 2015.300.266 On view in:Gallery 229

Teabowl with “Hare’s-Fur” Glaze

Date: 18th century Medium: Stoneware with iron-oxide glaze (Seto ware) Accession: 91.1.222 On view in:Gallery 202