The Burke Collection
Freshwater jar (mizusashi, 水指)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 17th–18th century

Kyoto (Kyōyaki 京焼) ware, Ko Kiyomizu (古清水) type; stoneware with iron oxide and underglaze cobalt blue

H. with lid 18.3 cm (7 1/4 in.), diam. 19.2 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

Ex Coll.: Dr. Hiroshi Iwasaki