H. 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm); Diam. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Not on view
The rugged shape evokes the hand of the potter, while the glaze, which was created during the firing, alludes to this process. This immediacy, which distinguishes the jar from the polished works produced in European factories at the time, is one of the qualities that appealed to studio potters working in the early twentieth century.