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Artist: Shigenaga

Stirrups

17th–18th century

Pair of stirrups: cast iron, metal alloys, and mother-of-pearl

9 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 11 5/8 in. (24.5 x 13.2 x 29.5 cm)
Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
ILE2017.16.12a-b
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased from Klaus Naumann.

Bibliography: 

Yukio Yoshioka, Nihon no bijutsu ni miru: Sakura, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Asahi Shinbunsha, 1989).

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 82, no. 2, ill.

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