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Tea jar

Artist:
Attributed to Tôshiro
Period:
Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date:
ca. 1245
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Crackled brown glaze on a clay that has burned very dark; specimen of class known as Manako Tubutsu (Seto ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.60.28a, b
Not on view
Thomas Allen , Boston (until d. 1924; sale at Anderson Galleries, New York, Feb. 25–28,1925, Chinese & Japanese Porcelains & Potteries, Far Eastern & European Objects of Art: The Thomas Allen Collection, no. 167, to MMA)
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