Coffee Urn after Silver Prototype

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1680–1700
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze red decoration and gold (Arita ware, Ko Imari type)
Dimensions:
Overall H. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm); Gr. W. (across handles) 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); W. (across feet) 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); L. (each projectile element) 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
2002.447.75a, b
Not on view
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New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.