Sake Cup, Shomosai (Japanese, active late 18th–early 19th century), Gold lacquer on red lacquer ground, Japan

Sake Cup

Artist:
Shomosai (Japanese, active late 18th–early 19th century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold lacquer on red lacquer ground
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.569
Not on view
Signature: Shomosai
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures in Japanese Art, Part II," May 1, 1996–September 8, 1996.