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Asian Art
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Artist: Ishida Toshun, Japanese, Japanese, born 1944

Square Vase in the Shape of an Ancient Chinese Jade Cong

1989

Abundant ash-covered unglazed stoneware in the shape of an ancient Chinese jade cong
Stoneware with burnt ash glaze

9 1/2 × 4 in. (24.1 × 10.2 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2001.43.2
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Collection of Walter Bareiss, Greenwich through 2001

Bibliography: 

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), 10, 15, no. 33, fig. 33.

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