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Tea jar

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ovoid; base depressed in center; dark red clay; lustrous iron-rust glaze with dark drips; glaze extends slightly more than halfway down the jar (Zeze ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.592a, b
Not on view
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