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Cylindrical Water Jar (Mizusashi)

Artist:
Shuntai (Japanese, 1799–1878)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1820
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with decoration painted under the glaze
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Diam. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.642a, b
Not on view
Shuntai is a mark used by a potter who revived the Momoyama style of Oribe in the early nineteenth century.
Marking: "Shuntai"
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
New York. Asia Society. "The Real, the Fake and the Masterpiece," June 9, 1988–August 28, 1988.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Resonant Image: Tradition in Japanese Art (Part Two)," April 27, 1998–September 27, 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan," October 21, 2003–January 11, 2004.

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