Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan

March 8, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 6A Floor Plan

Acquired by Charles Lang Freer, these Chinese bowls, small jars, and other ceramics were used as tea utensils in 16th-century Japan as part of chanoyu, or the “art of tea.”