Fragment of large jar

Historical period(s)
Late Nara or Heian period, 8th-12th century
Medium
Stoneware with traces of natural ash accumulation
Style
Sue ware
Dimensions
H x W (max.): 27 x 14 cm (10 5/8 x 5 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Okayama prefecture, Ushimado town, Samukaze kiln site (surface find)
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Shigenori Ito
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2203
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar (fragment)

Keywords
Heian period (794 - 1185), Japan, Late Nara (Tempyo) period (710 - 794), Nara period (645 - 794), stoneware, Sue ware
Provenance

From 1980 to 1983
Shigenori Ito, Tokyo, Japan, collected by the donor in Bizen, Okayama prefecture, Japan. [1]

From 1983
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Shigenori Ito, Tokyo, Japan. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record. See also Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Shigenori Ito

Published References
  • Bunkazai. Description of Samukaze kiln site., May 1985. p. 18.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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