Paperweight in the Shape of Embankment Baskets and Turtles, Porcelain with underglaze blue (Hirado ware), Japan

染付亀蛇籠形文鎮
Paperweight in the Shape of Embankment Baskets and Turtles

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain with underglaze blue (Hirado ware)
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1893
Accession Number:
93.3.268
Not on view
Captain Frank Brinkley , Tokyo (1893; sold to Smith).; Charles Stewart Smith , New York (1893; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.