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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th-early 17th century
  • Geography

    Japan or Korea
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip under translucent glaze; lacquer repairs
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 17 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm (6 11/16 x 9 x 9 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Jar with sloping shoulder and broad belly; low everted lip with some lacquer repair.
    Clay: coarse brownish gray stoneware, fired reddish at foot.
    Glaze: thick, gray with whitish streaks, all over crackle stained brown. Feldspathic glaze.
    Decoration: none.
  • Provenance

    To 1969
    Mayuyama & Co., Ltd., Tokyo, to 1969 [1]
    From 1969
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. in 1969 [2]
    [1] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List and Purchase List file, Collections Management Office. Also, original folder sheet note indicates name of source and location at date of acquisition (see Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Japanese Ceramics (June 22, 1982 to September 27, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics/Puppets (June 16, 1980 to July 14, 1980)
    Japanese Ceramics (July 15, 1980 to June 21, 1982)
    Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. (established 1916)
  • Origin

    Japan or Korea
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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