24 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
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.
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