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18 objects
S2003.8.3679

Swallows

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F1897.10a-b

Satsuma ware tea-ceremony water jar in the shape of a well curb

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<p>Water-jar (mizusashi) in form of a well-head, quadrilateral, cypress (sugi) wood cover with nashiji lacquer lining and metal ornaments of crab and bird. Clay: hard, dense, cream-colored stoneware Glaze: transparent, finely crackled Decoration: in pink, light green and pale lavender enamels and gold, over glaze. Chrysanthemums, grasses and vines outside. Peony scroll band at top &#8230;</p>