Fragment of rim, wall, and base of small jar

Fragment of rim, wall, and base of small jar, flat base trimmed centrifugally, glaze-defined scar of large clay stacking ring on base.
Glaze: iron glaze, dark and striated on rim and shoulder, thin shiny rust-brown on interior, base unglazed except at ourside edge.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Mino ware
Dimensions
W: 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-516
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar (fragment)

Keywords
Japan, Mino ware, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Fragment of rim, wall, and base of small jar, flat base trimmed centrifugally, glaze-defined scar of large clay stacking ring on base.
Glaze: iron glaze, dark and striated on rim and shoulder, thin shiny rust-brown on interior, base unglazed except at ourside edge.

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