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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Tsutsumi (made)

  • Date:

    1825-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with greenish brown glaze over iron slip

  • Museum number:

    FE.16-1985

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jar of red stoneware with greenish brown glaze over iron slip. Round shape with thick squared rim. Heavily thrown; flat base with thread-cutting marks. Interior glaze coverage complete; exterior glaze coverage to shoulders with extensive running and opacification; slip coverage over base and up to above glaze line. Spur marks on base.

Place of Origin

Tsutsumi (made)

Date

1825-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with greenish brown glaze over iron slip

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.2 cm, Height: 11.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased from the collection of David and Anne Hale, residents in Sendai, northeastern Japan, from 1966 to 1972

Descriptive line

Jar, red stoneware with greenish brown glaze over iron slip; Japan, Tsutsumi kilns, 1825-1925

Materials

Stoneware; Slip

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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