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Eiraku Hozen

Sake Cup

Artist

Eiraku Hozen
1795-1854, active in Kyoto

Title

Sake Cup

Date

1830s-1854

Materials

Stoneware, painted decoration in polychrome enamel

Dimensions

2.9 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm

Credits

Adaline Van Horne Bequest, inv. 1944.Dp.10s

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

Decorated with a rising sun, a flying crane and waves, this sake cup was meant to be used during the New Year’s Day celebration, the most important annual festivity in Japan.

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