Cast iron, lacquer, wood
4 x 4 x 6 in. (10.2 x 10.2 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert S. Anderson
Cast iron vessel in the shape of a calabash gourd cut in half longitudinally, so that the stem becomes the pouring trough; three small conical feet; iron bail handle. Red-lacquered wooden lid in the shape of the other half of the gourd; spherical brass knob. Wood storage box.
Condition: 1 1/2 in. old repair on one side of vessel.
This item is not on view
Sake Ewer, 19th century. Cast iron, lacquer, wood, 4 x 4 x 6 in. (10.2 x 10.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert S. Anderson, 2017.43.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, TL1984.167.1a-b_transp5868.jpg)
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