East Asian Art
JarMade in Japan, Asia
Middle Jomon Period (2500-1500 BCE), 2500-1500 BCE
Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
Currently not on view
|125th Anniversary Acquisition. Purchased with the Hollis Family Foundation Fund, the Henry B. Keep Fund, and the East Asian Art Revolving Fund, 1999|
LabelThe Japanese ceramic tradition began more than ten thousand years ago during the Jomon period (10,500-300 BCE). Some of Japan's earliest potters produced bold, asymmetrical designs and forms like this one, which appears strikingly modern.