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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
Description
Exhibitions

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.