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永樂和全作 歌字茶碗
Teabowl with Autumn Poem

Artist:
Eiraku Wazen (Japanese, 1823–1896)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
second half of the 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with cream slip and cobalt blue under a transparent glaze (Kyoto ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); Diam. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.503
Not on view
Inscription: Poem: "As autumn advances and maples begin to redden, the moon, high in the clear sky grows more luminous than ever." (on opposite sides in gray-black)

Marking: Seal: Kairakuen sei (imp.)
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; donated to MMA)
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