Stoneware with wood ash glaze
Height: 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm)
Maximum Diameter: 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Other (Diameter at Mouth): 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
diameter at foot: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) (show scale)
Designated Purchase Fund
Tamba Ware Tea storage jar.
Inverted-drop-shaped jar with low neck and everted rim. Four ornamental lugs (small loop handles) high on shoulder near neck: three of which collapsed in firing and filled with glaze. Two incised grooved at base of neck. Olive-green wood-ash glaze running in carmel-colored long vertical drips from neck to near foot. Lower quarter unglazed. Grey stoneware body burnt reddish-brown where exposed to fire. Flat bottom.
Condition as received: Good. Fourth loop handle (see above) broken off and missing. No accessories received.
This item is not on view
Storage Jar, 17th-18th century. Stoneware with wood ash glaze, Height: 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 74.111. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.111_bw.jpg)
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