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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Nora Safran, American, 1934–2013, B.F.A. 1957

Water Jar (Mizusashi)


Glazed stoneware

7 1/2 × 7 1/16 in. (19 × 18 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
Made in East Hampton, New York, United States
20th century
Containers - Ceramics

Bizen Gallery, New York, NY; purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919 - 2005) and Siena de Roos Ossorio (1924 - 2018), Greenwhich, Conn., and Boulder, Colo., 29 May 1981; inherited by Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo., 2005; donated to Yale Univeristy Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2013 purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo.; inherited by Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; gift in 2013 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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