Asian Art

Jar (Otsubo)

early 17th century

Stoneware with brown and green glazes (Tanba ware)

45 × 35.56 cm (17 11/16 × 14 in.)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2012.129.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Unknown private collections, Japan. With Beatrice Chang/Dai Ichi Gallery, New York. [Sale, Christie’s, New York, March 24, 2010, lot 516 (unsold)]; sold in an after-sale through Christie’s, New York, to the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., and New York, March 24, 2010 (R-L inv. no. J0910 1); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2012

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