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Fresh-water Container with Incised Lines

  • Vietnamese ware
  • Vietnam, 16th-17th centuries
  • h: 15.2cm md: 16.4cm bd: 16.5cm
  • [40640]

The term Namban ceramics is a Japanese designation for all ceramic wares that were fired in Southeast Asia and brought to Japan. The combed pattern on the torso of this jar led to its name Nawasudare. The reddish brown tone of the clay surface is particularly beautiful.

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