Hard-paste porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Imari type)
Height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
The Hans Syz Collection, Gift of Stephan B. Syz and John D. Syz, 1995
Not on view
The sophisticated life style in cities such as Tokyo and Kyoto supported a flourishing theater district, with theaters featuring the dance-drama known as kabuki, first performed in the early seventeenth century.
Hans Syz (until d. 1991; to his sons, John and Stephan) ; by descent, John D. Syz ; and Stephan B. Syz (1991–95; to MMA)