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Vase

Object Number:13133
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Kofun
Date Made: 6th Century
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 599
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Sue Ware
Gray Ware
Fired
Height: 19.5 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:E4 - Other Number

Description

Round sue-ware (須恵器) pot (提瓶) with narrow neck widening slightly to plain lip. Pilgrim flask-like shape but slightly rounder. A flattened pellet of clay pressed on to shoulder at either side of mouth. Markings as if turned. Gray ware. Numerous imperfections in clay. Beige in color, partially. One side light orangish coating.

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