Fragment of base and body of sake bottle (tokkuri)

Fragment of base and body of sake bottle (tokkuri).
Amber iron-ash glaze has run over foot.
Many fragments of coarse clay (pieces of the kiln wall?) and a fragment of sagger wall adhere to the outer surface.
Carved foot is unglazed.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron-ash glaze
Style
Mino ware
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-527
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Sake bottle (tokkuri) (fragment)

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

Fragment of base and body of sake bottle (tokkuri).
Amber iron-ash glaze has run over foot.
Many fragments of coarse clay (pieces of the kiln wall?) and a fragment of sagger wall adhere to the outer surface.
Carved foot is unglazed.

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