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mizusashi 水指 (lidded water container)
  • Japan
  • mizusashi 水指 (lidded water container), 1500s–1600s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • pottery, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.8 x 15.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1593.a,b

Pottery water jar, crudely made, with wide mouth. Reddish clay with inequalities and blisters. Splash of olive green glaze at lip, which runs down one side to the base; otherwise not glazed. Flat lacquer cover.