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Asian Art

Raku Waterpot

18th–19th century

Raku ware; white body clay covered with thin iron wash, thick greenish-white glaze; tiny surface holes created by escaping gas, large crackle; lip damaged with traces of repair

2 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (6.4 × 8.3 cm)
Gift of E. Dudley James
1928.377
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

E. Dudley James, Boston, Mass; gift in 1928 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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