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Asian Art

Fresh-Water Jar (Mizusashi)

17th century

Stoneware with lacquer top

18 × 10 in. (45.7 × 25.4 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
1983.109
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Molly Bareiss (1920–2006), and Walter Bareiss (1919–2007), Greenwich, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1983

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 303, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.