Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spouted vessel
  • Japan
  • spouted vessel, Final Jomon period (1000 BCE–300 BCE)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Width/Diameter: 9 x 21 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Barbara Benton Wescoe Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1996.0066
Label Text

Spin top-like form with opening at top and spout on the largest diameter of the vessel. One face of this bottle is flat, while the other is gently rounded. The rounded face is decorated with incised concentric circles.