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Asian Art

Large Jar

14th–15th century

Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Echizen ware)

21 1/2 × 18 1/2 in. (54.6 × 47 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
1999.9.6
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Muromachi period (1336–1573)
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., 1999

Bibliography: 

Tsugio Mikami, The Art of Japanese Ceramics (New York: Weatherhill, Inc., 1972).

Sadako Ohki, Twentieth-Century Japanese Ceramics at the Yale University Art Gallery: The Collections of Molly and Water Bareiss, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 2, 12, no. 2, fig. 2.

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.