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Ewer with Floral and Striped Design

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with underglaze iron brown (Mino ware, Shino-Oribe type)
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.156a, b
Not on view
Used in the tea ceremony, this vessel is topped by a newer lacquer lid that replaces the original stoneware cover. The bold designs resemble textile patterns favored in the Momoyama period.
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