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Diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); Overall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. Lee 1975.170
Old Seto, also called Koseto ware, was typically coated with an ash glaze in the mineral feldspar, which produced a yellow or grayish-green glaze. This palette appealed to medieval Buddhist priests and samurai alike. The practice of burning incense in religious, court, and domestic settings dates from the early 700s in Japan.
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