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Water jar

Artist:
Adzuma Kichiemon (Japanese)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1832
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Cylindrical; dark gray clay; thick brilliant black glaze; inset wood cover with carved lacquer finial (Raku ware)
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.633a, b
Not on view
Marking: Korakuen sei (imp.)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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