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Jar with Mythical Qilin (Kirin) and Chrysanthemums

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1660
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm); Diam. of rim: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); Diam. of foot: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.54
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 203
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 15, 1989–June 29, 1990.

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