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Storage jar: C.22-1996

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Pottery: Unknown




Stoneware with wood ash-glaze and attached kiln debris. Of irregular ovoid form with short slightly everted neck. the glaze is applied irregularly and dribbles down the sides towards the base. Incised, undeciphered mark.


History note: Sotheby's sale, c.1952; Christie's, 13 November, 1995, Japanese Works of Art, lot 400; sold £8,000.- See note 1.

Legal notes

Given by Christie's Japanese Department

Measurements and weight

Height: 74.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Tokoname ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996-07-15) by Christie's London


Early 15th Century
Muromachi period (1336-1573)
Circa 1400 CE - Circa 1425 CE

Components of the work

Exterior composed of glaze ( wood ash-glaze and attached kiln debris)

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Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22-1996
Primary reference Number: 73257
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 6 May 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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