Water Jar with Design of the Seven Sages in the Bamboo Grove

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration; lacquer cover (Hirado ware)
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. V. Everit Macy, 1923
Accession Number:
23.225.63a, b
Not on view
Edith Carpenter Macy , New York (until 1923; donated to MMA).
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