Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Porcelain (Hirado ware)
Dimensions: H. 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm); Diam. 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm)
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.213
The cord opening is located at the junction where the leaves reveal the outermost protective layer of the chestnut, identifiable as such from the glimpse it offers of its finely detailed ceramic cupule.