Incense burner or charcoal jar, fragment of rim

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Incense burner or charcoal jar (hi-ire), fragment of rim.
Clay: light buff pottery.
Glaze: yellow-toned clear ash glaze.
Decoration: decoration in relief, possibly stenciled.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with yellow-toned clear ash glaze
Style
Mino ware
Dimensions
W: 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu Prefecture, Toki City, Kujiri village, Kamagane kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Louise A. Cort
Accession Number
FSC-P-3347
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Incense burner or charcoal jar (hiire) (fragment)

Keywords
clear glaze, Edo period (1615 - 1868), glazed, incense, Japan, Mino ware, stoneware
Provenance

From 1977 to 1985
Louise Allison Cort, Washington, D.C., collected in Kamagane kiln site, Japan. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louise Allison Cort, Washington, D.C. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Louise Allison Cort

Description

Incense burner or charcoal jar (hi-ire), fragment of rim.
Clay: light buff pottery.
Glaze: yellow-toned clear ash glaze.
Decoration: decoration in relief, possibly stenciled.

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. pp. 219-229.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum