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Jar and stopper

Jar and stopper

  • Place of origin:

    Seto (made)
    Mino (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, painted, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.639-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 1

Physical description

Jar of stoneware, with wooden stopper. Square bulbous body with vertical indentations on the shoulder. Painted in brown on two sides with a lozenge pattern, on the others with trellis pattern.

Place of Origin

Seto (made)
Mino (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, painted, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Object history note

From sale of the Charles Holme collection of Japanese pottery, 24 Sept., 1923, Lot 134.

Descriptive line

Jar and stopper, stoneware with decoration painted in brown; Japan, Seto/Mino, 17th century

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Trellis pattern; Lozenges

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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