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Title: Sake Ewer (Hisage) with Chrysanthemums and Paulownia Crests in Alternating Fields
Period: Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) on black ground
Dimensions: H. (incl. handle) 10 in. (25.4 cm); Diam. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. (including spout) 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, by exchange, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.6
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