Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sake Bottle in the Shape of a Gourd

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration (Hizen ware, Ko Imari type)
Dimensions:
H. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Diam. of rim 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.71
Not on view
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.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Mandalas: Emanations and Avatars," June 18, 2009–November 30, 2009.

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