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Jar for Sutra Burial

Period:
late Heian period (ca. 900–1185)
Date:
early 12th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Tokoname ware)
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.12
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 15, 1989–June 29, 1990.

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