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Artist:
Akira  Search this
Medium:
Wood, lacquer, gold
Dimensions:
H x Diam (tea caddy overall): 7 × 6.5 cm (2 3/4 × 2 9/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan
Date:
1980-1989
Period:
Showa era
Description:
Cylindrical wood and lacquer tea caddy (natsume) in medium size, convex lid and squared shoulders narrowing slightly from mid-point toward base, black glossy lacquer on exterior with pine-needles rendered in gold. Base marked in red lacquer with artist's signature "Akira".
Box contains inscriptions and seal.
Signatures:
"Akira."
"Akira."
Marks:
Seal.
Inscriptions:
Inscription.
Collection:
Freer Study Collection
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
tea ceremony  Search this
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Accession Number:
FSC-L-60a-i
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ced920e0-603e-48ce-9f09-e8b17ffc5e6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-L-60a-i