• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 515

    A large stoneware jar

    SHIGARAKI WARE, LATE MUROMACHI-MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A large stoneware jar
    Shigaraki ware, late Muromachi-Momoyama period (16th century)
    Of ovoid form with high shoulders and tall everted neck ending in a rolled lip, the reddish brown body dense with granules of feldspar and fused with natural ash glaze streaming to the base on one side
    17 3/8in. (44cm.) high


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    For another jar, see Louise Allison Cort, Shigaraki: Potter's Valley (Bangkok: Orchid Press, 2001), no. 76.