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Pot

Object Number:13130
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
Height: 15.5 cm
Outside Diameter:14.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:E1 - Other Number

Description

Sue-ware vase (須恵器). Globular pear-shaped pot (壺) with rounded shoulders and rounded bottom, narrow neck and wide rim with refined lip. Carinated just below rim. Fine lines on upper part of vessel as if vessel was turned. Bottom part paddle marked. Bottom of interior is impressed with curved markings probably from support in paddling. Orange residue on interior bottom of pot.

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