Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Seto jar
  • Japan
  • Seto jar, 1780–1870, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 19.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 7 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1594
Description

Bulbous shpaed pottery jar with wide mouth. Course clay. Dark brown glaze with an orange peel effect. Two incised rings around the neck. Glazed inside with celadon.