Freshwater jar (mizusashi) with cover

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

Maker(s)
Artist: Kamei Miraku XV (born 1960)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 2014
Medium
Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes; lacquered wood
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (assembled): 19.1 × 16.5 × 16.5 cm (7 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Fukuoka
Credit Line
Gift of Bernie and Sue Pucker in honor of Edith and David Simchi-Levi
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2015.15a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tea-ceremony water jar

Keywords
Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, jar, rice-straw-ash glaze, stoneware, Takatori ware, tea ceremony
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

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

Inscription(s)

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

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