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染付竹林の七賢文水指
Water Jar (Mizusashi) with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze; lacquer cover with porcelain knob (Hirado ware)
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. V. Everit Macy, 1923
Accession Number:
23.225.74a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 229
Edith Carpenter Macy , New York (until 1923; donated to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human and Not-So-Human Figure in Japanese Art," 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Great Waves: Chinese Themes in the Arts of Korea and Japan I," March 1, 2003–September 21, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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