Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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水指 mizusashi (lidded water container)
  • Japan
  • 水指 mizusashi (lidded water container), circa 1750, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • pottery, glazing, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.3 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1630.a,b
Label Text

Pottery water jar with cream colored glaze; fine crackle with underglaze decoration of horizontal bands and brush strokes in a brownish green. Lid has knob shaped like a knot.