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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Peter Callas, American, born 1951

Water Jar (Mizusashi)

1979

Wood-fired stoneware

7 1/16 × 6 13/16 in. (18 × 17.3 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.151a-b
Geography: 
Made in Piermont, New York, United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Peter Callas (7Oaks Anagama), Piermont, NY; purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919 - 2005) and Siena de Roos Ossorio (1924 - 2018), Greenwhich, Conn., and Boulder, Colo., 5 August 1979; by descent to his daughter, 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.; by descent to his daughter, Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; gift in 2013 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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