Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: Japan | Chubu Region | Nagano Prefecture

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 84-21-14
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Japanese | Jomon
Provenience Japan | Chubu Region | Nagano Prefecture
Period Middle Jomon
Date Made Middle Jomon
Section Asian
Materials Clay
Technique Fired

Dark gray-brown pottery vase with flaring top. There is a sinuous decoration in high and low relief on an incised background. The rope pattern on this jar is typical of the Middle Jomon Period. The pot is in the Kassaka-style (勝坂式) from the Chubu Region, possibly northern Nagano.

Height 27.94 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1984

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