Storage jar with natural ash glazeOn display
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Storage jar with natural ash glaze
Associated placeAsia Japan Honshū Aichi prefecture Owari province Tokoname Tokoname kiln-sites (probable) (probable place of creation)
Date16th century (1501 - 1600)
Material and technique
Object typecontainer vessel jar storage-jar
Dimensions51 cm (height)
44 cm (diameter)
at mouth 19 cm (diameter)
at base 16 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Story Fund, 1990.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.