Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sea shell hanging vase
  • Japan
  • sea shell hanging vase, mid 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Bizen ware
  • Object Length: 17.8 cm
    Object Length: 7 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet F6
  • 1928.1623
Label Text

Hanging vase shaped like a conch shell. Reddish-brown clay with a thin metallic luster glaze. Rectangular hole for hanging.