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Pot

Waster

Object Number:13131
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Kofun
Date Made: 6th Century
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 599
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Glaze
Technique:Sue Ware
Fired
Incised
Glazed
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:E2 - Other Number

Description

Globular grey pot with rounded bottom. Sue ware (須恵器) known as Hasō (はそう,瓦泉). Pot is folded in upon itself at narrow neck and shoulder. A pair of incised lines and impressed diagonal markings around shoulder. Wide at rim. Raised ridge at center of rim and each area has a band of incised wavy lines. Bottom of interior is impressed with curved markings probably from support in paddling. Round hole in side of pot appears to have been made prior to firing. Thin glaze. Mottled surface. Drip like marks on side at shoulder.

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