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Covered Jar

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This jar was made to contain condiments on the table.

Surfaces were cleaned of dust and grime and losses were filled in preparation for exhibition.

Examined in preparation for loan.

Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969TreatmentCleaned, repaired
  • Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia. Memorial Hall, Philadelphia, Philadelphia. 1876.
  • JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876-1970. Herbert F. Johnson, Ithaca; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. 2016-2017.
Provenance Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876; purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1876; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

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mid 19th century (Edo; Meiji)
earthenware with iron decoration under clear glaze
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H overall: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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