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Tea jar

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Cylindrical with ovoidal ends; two rudimentary handles on shoulder; thin glaze of rich pumpkin brown and squash yellow, with long greenish drips (Takatori ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); Diam. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.562a, b
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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