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Low vessel composed of a cylinder within a square. Main form is of hand-built slab construction of four external walls, top, and intersecting corners, and a thrown, flat-bottomed cylinder at center. Vessel is scored at edges and covered with a marbled glaze of white, tan, brown, and black.

Inscription

Incised "Hiroshi" in a single Japanese character on base.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA as Director's Choice from the December 1997 Crafts at the Castle exhibition, Boston, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1997

Object Place

Worthington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.52 x 33.02 x 33.0 cm (3 3/4 x 13 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

1998.9

Medium or Technique

Glazed, high-fire stoneware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware