Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; ivory lid with silver knob
H x Diam: 4 × 5.5 cm (1 9/16 × 2 3/16 in)
Seto ware or Mino ware
Aichi prefecture or Gifu prefecture, Japan
Light gray clay. Concentrically trimmed base. Opaque reddish brown iron glaze ("persimmon"), splashed on neck and shoulder with ash glaze ranging from translucent yellow to dark brown. Inside unglazed.
Rufus E. Moore, 1901 
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1901 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, 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.