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water jar with lid
  • Japan
  • water jar with lid, late 1800s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Kyoto stoneware, overglazing, lacquer
  • Canvas/Support: 13 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1633.a,b
Label Text

Stoneware water jar with lacquer lid. Corrigations horizontally on outside. Glazed with dark ivory color with enamel decoration of red, green, purple, yellow and gold. All over design using phoenix, floral and spiral leaf-like forms. Panel on side with written characters in red enamel.