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Large vessel roughly in the form of an inverted egg. From a small foot, the form widens dramatically to broad shoulder; ascends slightly higher to opening set with wide, low, removable lid. speckled, pumpkin colored slip covers most of vessel exterior and lid; lower quarterof form near foot is...

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Marked on base with artist's seal bearing Japanese symbols for the city of Unzen.


Purchased by MFA as " Director's Choice," at the 1996 Crafts at the Castle exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts, 1996.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians


Reproduced with Permission.

American, 1996

Object Place

Rochester, New York, United States


Height: 36.8cm (14 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.) Other (Lid): 16.5 x 12.7 cm (6 1/2 x 5in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware; with clay slip surface




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware