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Artist: Kuroda Shogen the 12th, 1879–1973

Water Ladle

before 1973

Bamboo

2 3/4 × 16 9/16 in. (7 × 42 cm)
other (Handle): 14 in. (35.5 cm)
other (Cup): 1 13/16 × 2 1/16 × 7 in. (4.6 × 5.2 × 17.8 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON. 1969
2008.211.2a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Professor David Ernest Apter (1924–2010) and Eleanor S. Apter (born 1928 –), Collection, North Haven, Conn.; gift in 2008 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 153.

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.