Medium: Ko-Seto ware, stoneware with stamped and incised decoration covered with glaze
Dates:late 13th-early 14th century
Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (26.7 x 16.5 cm)
Museum Location: Asian Galleries, Arts of Japan, 2nd floor
Accession Number: 78.204
Catalogue Description: High shouldered cylindrical bottle with short, slightly flaring neck, strong lip ring, and a flat bottom. The straight sides taper outward as they rise to the shoulder. Buff-colored stoneware covered except inside and a foot with brownish-green flaze unevenly applied and running in irregular drips. Stamped designs of a chrysanthemum flower and leaves and stalks within a circular border below the shoulder on three sides in an overall pattern of grass scrolls; ring of small radiating petals around base of neck. In wood storage box. Condition: two areas of the shoulder, to the right and left of the kiln scar, are restorations; ¾" chip inside mouth.