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染付竹林の七賢文水指
Water Jar (Mizusashi) with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
second half of the 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze; lacquer cover (Hirado ware)
Dimensions:
H. 8 in. (20.3 cm); Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. V. Everit Macy, 1923
Accession Number:
23.225.53
Not on view
Edith Carpenter Macy , New York (until 1923; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human and Not-So-Human Figure in Japanese Art," 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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