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A hemispherical stoneware bowl with a direct rim on a footring, covered in dark brown and amber, tortoise-shell glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
960 – 1279
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
This is made of a thick brocade of red, gold and silver. Medallion patterns and wavy stripes are woven through the entirety of the fabric, rather than halfway, as is common in less intricate obi. Medallion motifs of tortoise shells, flowers, and bamboo leaves are spaced among the golden waves across the fabric.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
1950 – 1969
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi