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Asian Art
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Artist: Kawai Kanjiro, Japanese, 1890–1966

Sake cup

ca. 1961

Stoneware with glaze of gosu (poorly refined cobalt-oxide blue glaze)

2 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (6.7 × 5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Marion Adelberg, M.A. 1965, and Professor Emeritus Edward A. Adelberg, B.S. 1942, Forestry 1943, M.S. 1947, Ph.D. 1949
2003.127.3
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

From the collection of Professor Emeritus Edward A. Adelberg and Mrs. Marion Adelberg, New Haven, CT; Kawai Kanjiro gave them this group of four works in 1961 when they made a visit to his studio.

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