Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Shigaraki jar created and fired in this famous kiln region of Japan that was heavily potted. The skin shows the characteristic pock marks and imbedded fieldspar with a natural ash glaze. Originally used for tea storage, it has become a fine example of Japanese Wabisabi or understated elegance as well as an epitome of Mingei folk art.

Age: Edo Era (1750-1800)

Dimensions: 15 3/4" High by 13 1/4" Diameter
item #1447513