A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1980.58
  • Object type: Jar
  • Kiln/Location: Mino
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, Mid 16th century
  • Material: Stoneware
  • Dimensions: H 16.5cm
  • Provenance: Given by Friends of the Ashmolean; Japan
  • Description: Mizusashi. Cylindrical shape with throwing marks. Partly covered in dark brown glaze. Wire cut base, lacquer lid, plus old box.
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