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Namban mizusashi (Namban water jar with lid)
  • Kabasawa Kenji
    born 1948
    born: Gunma prefecture, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Namban mizusashi (Namban water jar with lid), 1989
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 7 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0025.a,b
Label Text

High-fired, unglazed stoneware water jar with lid used for tea ceremony. Shape wider at middle. Patterning created by small vertical parallel marks incised on jar. "Front" of bowl has the larger fire mark.