Jar, Tanba ware; stoneware with natural ash glaze, Japan

Jar

Period:
Nanbokuchō (1336–92)–early Muromachi period (1392–1573)
Date:
14th–15th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Tanba ware; stoneware with natural ash glaze
Dimensions:
H. 18 1/8 in. (46 cm); Gr. Diam. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest , 1972
Accession Number:
1972.52
Not on view
Martin Lerner , Croton-on Hudson, NY (until 1972; sold to MMA)
Syracuse. Everson Museum of Art. "Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth: The Japanese Influence on American Ceramics," May 17, 1989–August 29, 1989.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human and Not-So-Human Figure in Japanese Art," 1996.