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Jar with Combed Design: Sueki Ware

Jar with Combed Design: Sueki Ware


Japan, Kofun Period

(c. 3rd century-538)

Stoneware with natural ash glaze, impressed and tooled patterns

Diameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); Overall: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Shigehiko Yanagi 1991.124

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