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Vase

Object Number:13135
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
Length: 6.5 cm
Depth: 15 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:E6 - Other Number

Description

Sue-ware (須恵器) pot (平瓶) . Body is a globe shape with flattened bottom. Mouth assymetrically placed on top side. Two lugs on top center near mouth. Neck with plain rim. Missing large piece of mouth and rim. Markings as if turned. Numerous imperfections in clay. Grey and black mottled coloring. Iron stain on bottom near side. Uneven at bottom center with fiber(?) impressions.

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