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mizusashi 水指 (lidded water container)
  • Japan
  • mizusashi 水指 (lidded water container), Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.2 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 x 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1589.a,b

Cylindrical pottery jar with horizontal ridging. Glazed with mottled brown with black streaks. No glaze inside. Flat lacquer cover with a small half-circle handle.