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Negoro Wine Ewer

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)
MEDIUM Lacquer on wood
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 15th century
    PERIOD Muromachi Period
    DIMENSIONS height: 12 in. (30.5 cm) base diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) width at shoulder: 9 in. (22.9 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Robert B. Woodward, by exchange and Asian Art Acquisition Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wood bottle of exaggerated "meiping" shape, with red-orange lacquer surface partially rubbed to expose black lacquer undercoat. Narrow neck, wide shoulder and narrow waisted form.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)
    CAPTION Negoro Wine Ewer, 15th century. Lacquer on wood, height: 12 in. (30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, by exchange and Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 74.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.4_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 74.4_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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