Stoneware with white slip under clear, colorless glaze
H x Diam: 26.4 × 22.1 cm (10 3/8 × 8 11/16 in)
Tsushima island, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan
Jar, tall, baluster shaped.
Clay: hard, sonorous, light gray, with numerous black inclusions.
Glaze: white slip brushed densely and horizontally on outside, under clear glaze. Brown stains in slip. Clear glaze only on rim, interior, part of base. Shadows on rim left by balls of clay used for stacking.
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1899 
From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1899 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 41, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Art, 1955 (October 25, 1955 to November 22, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Art, 1951 (January 23, 1951 to February 25, 1956)
Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Hanging Scrolls, Ceramics, and Sculpture (October 2, 1947 to January 23, 1951)
Untitled Exhibition, Japanese Ceramics and Painting (May 2, 1946 to October 2, 1947)
Japanese and Korean Pottery, and Korean Bronze (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)