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Jar

Artist:
Nonomura Ninsei (Japanese, active ca. 1646–94)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1730
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Clay covered with a transparent crackled glaze; decorated colored enamels and gold (Kyoto ware, Takamatsu type)
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Accession Number:
93.3.204
Not on view
Marking: Kyo (seal, stamp)
Captain Frank Brinkley , Tokyo (1893; sold to Smith).; Charles Stewart Smith , New York (1893; donated to MMA).
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