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Ewer with Floral and Striped Design

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with underglaze iron brown (Mino ware, Shino-Oribe type)
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.156a, b
Not on view
Used in the tea ceremony, this vessel is topped by a newer lacquer lid that replaces the original stoneware cover. The bold designs resemble textile patterns favored in the Momoyama period.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tea Ceremony Wares of Mino: Shino and Oribe," 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kodai-ji Lacquer," 1995.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art in Early Japan," 1999–2000.

New York. Japan Society Gallery. "Traditional Japanese Design: Five Tastes," September 26, 2001–January 13, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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