Stoneware with underglaze iron decoration (Mino ware, Shino style)
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 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
Iron oxide was painted directly onto the white stoneware body. The milky-white quality of the glaze is a result of its high feldspathic content and of the firing temperatures achieved in an ogama kiln.