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Water Dropper in the Shape of a Youth Seated on a Drum and Holding a Gourd on His Back

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain decorated with overglaze enamel colors (Arita ware, Kakiemon style)
Dimensions:
H. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice Boney, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.454
Not on view
Inscription: Accompanying box has inscription : Shoki Kakiemon ningyo (early Kakiemon doll or figurine)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kyūbi no Kitsune: Legends of the Nine-Tailed Fox," 1994.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.

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