Small vase for Buddhist altar

Small vase for Buddhist altar, with elongated neck, broad everted rim (part missing), S-shapted lug on neck (mate missing from opposite side)
Clay: stoneware
Glaze: translucent amber brown iron glaze

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th century
Medium
Stoneware with amber glaze
Style
Mino ware
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Ohira, Toki city, Ohira kiln group
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Yokota
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-1814
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
Buddhism, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Mino ware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Small vase for Buddhist altar, with elongated neck, broad everted rim (part missing), S-shapted lug on neck (mate missing from opposite side)
Clay: stoneware
Glaze: translucent amber brown iron glaze

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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