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Water jar

Ogata Kenzan (Japanese, 1663–1743)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1705
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Cylindrical, the flat cover inset; hard, light clay; bluish-gray glaze, streaked showing white underglaze; snowy landscape with figures in boat modeled in white and brown slip, in low relief; meander borders in white and blue (Tokyo ware)
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); Diam. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.634a, b
63313

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