Freshwater jar (mizusashi) with cover

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Fukuoka, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes; lacquered wood
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (assembled): 19.1 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm (7 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Kamei Miraku XV (born 1960)
  • Description

    Stoneware water jar with yellow glaze and cylindrical handles, black lacquered wooden cover with ring handle. With inscribed wooden storage box.
  • Inscriptions

    Adhesive stickers on underside of jar and lid printed "XV 65"
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

    Fukuoka, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Bernie and Sue Pucker in honor of Edith and David Simchi-Levi
  • Type

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