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Artist: Toyoba Seiya, Japanese, born 1942

New Year’s Guinomi (big gulp) Sake Cup Painted with Chinese Characters

1993

Stoneware with white glaze over Chinese characters

2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2001.43.7
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Molly Bareiss (1920–2006), and Walter Bareiss (1919–2007), Greenwich, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, Twentieth-Century Japanese Ceramics at the Yale University Art Gallery: The Collections of Molly and Water Bareiss, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 9, 15, no. 31, fig. 31.

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