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water jar
  • Japan
  • water jar, 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Shigaraki ware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.3 x 17.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 7 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1592
Label Text

Pottery water jar of mahogany colored clay with pebble-like spots of fused white. Crudely made with one side indented. Horizontal ridging in body. Splashed with flambe brown and white glaze which gives a yellow-green effect.