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Fresh water container (mizusashi) with checkered decoration and lacquered lid

Provenance

2011, sold by a collector/dealer in Tokyo to Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York; 2012, sold by Joan B. Mirviss to the MFA. (Accession date: March 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Edward A. Studzinski

Japanese, Shôwa era, about 1960

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 18.1 x 17.5 cm (7 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.75

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware with lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics