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Gourd-shaped Bottle

19th century
Pottery covered with glaze
H. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Colman, 1893
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Seal: Hoju
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Colman , New York (until 1893; donated to MMA)
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