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瓦に雀香炉 備前焼
Censer in the Form of Sparrow on a Roof Tile

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1650
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lightly glazed stoneware (Bizen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Accession Number:
93.3.163a, b
Not on view
Captain Frank Brinkley , Tokyo (1893; sold to Smith). ; Charles Stewart Smith , New York (1893; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

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