Loan Object

Pair of Sake Flasks

late 16th century

Pair of flasks: Kodaiji maki-e lacquer on wood with gold

8 in. (20.3 cm)
Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
ILE2017.16.10a-b
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased from Klaus Naumann, Tokyo, 1983.

Bibliography: 

Carolyn Wheelwright, ed., Word in Flower: The Visualization of Classical Literature in Seventeenth-Century Japan, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1989), 4, 111, no. 14, fig. 1.

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 103, no. 88, ill.

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