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Jar

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1780
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Pottery with craquele glaze and low-relief decoration with enamels (Kyoto ware, Kenzan style)
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. V. Everit Macy, 1923
Accession Number:
23.225.242
Not on view
Marking: Ken-zan
Edith Carpenter Macy , New York (until 1923; donated to MMA).
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