Shigakari ware tea ceremony water jar

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Maker(s)
Artist: Otani Shiro (Japan, born 1936)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1980
Medium
Unglazed stoneware; black-lacquered wooden lid
Style
Shigaraki ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 17.1 x 21.8 x 21.8 cm (6 3/4 x 8 9/16 x 8 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki
Credit Line
Gift of the artist
Accession Number
S1987.970a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Japan, Shigaraki ware, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, tea, water
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Otani Shiro Japan, born 1936

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Clay as Content: The Significance of Shigaraki Clay in Japanese Ceramics. no. 3, December 2003. p. 47, fig. 6.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Twentieth-century Asian Crafts in the Sackler Gallery. vol. XLIII no. 3. p. 23, fig. 13.
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum