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Gourd-shaped Sake Server with Design of Gourd Vine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Iron decorated with bronze and silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); L. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.673a, b
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kyūbi no Kitsune: Legends of the Nine-Tailed Fox," 1994.

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