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large pot
  • Tsujimura Shirō
    born 1947
    born: Gosei, Nara prefecture, Japan ; active: Japan
  • large pot, 1991
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Shigaraki ware, stoneware, feldspar
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 486 x 413 x 413 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 1/8 x 16 1/4 x 16 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0063
Label Text

Bulbous vessel with irregularly flaring, narrow lip; one side indented; tan slip imbedded with particles of white feldspar and displaying chunks of oxidized iron ore; splash of green glaze on upper shoulder, with radiating drips across three-quarters of vessel surface. Two similar artist's cyphers on shoulder of pot.