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Gourd-shaped sweets container with geometric design

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Provenance

Purchased by Edward Sylvester Morse in Japan between 1877 and 1892. Deposited to the MFA in 1892.

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Flower holder

Japanese, Edo period, 17th century

Object Place

Province of Owari, Japan

Dimensions

9.3 cm (h) x 14.5 cm (diameter) x 12 cm (base diameter)

Accession Number

92.5407a-b

Medium or Technique

Mino ware, Oribe type; stoneware with iron wash and wood ash and feldspathic glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware