Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Japan
  • vase, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • stoneware, glazing, Iga ware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13.1 x 8.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1641

Heavy stoneware vase with squat bulbous body and square top. Horizontal ridging and long square neck which flares outward. Two ear-shaped handles. Glazed with flambe gray-green with blue and tan; glaze thick and bubbly with burned places.