Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
The 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.
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