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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Karatsu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with incised decoration filled with white slip under the glaze

  • Museum number:

    168-1877

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 4

Physical description

Fresh water jar of flattened spherical form, brown stoneware, incised with floral and other designs filled in with white slip under a clear glaze.

Place of Origin

Karatsu (made)

Date

ca. 1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with incised decoration filled with white slip under the glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'Shichiju sai Niraku saku' incised on base

Descriptive line

Fresh water jar, stoneware with incised decoration filled with white slip under a clear glaze; Japan, Karatsu ware, Edo period, ca. 1800-1850

Labels and date

FRESH WATER JAR
Stoneware with incised decoration filled with white slip under a clear glaze
Mark Shichiju sai Niraku saku incised on base
Karatsu ware
JAPANESE; c.1800-1850
168-1877 [As at 2005]

Materials

Stoneware; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Frets (patterns)

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Containers

Collection

East Asia Collection

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