Eiraku Hozen1795-1854, active in Kyoto
Stoneware, painted decoration in polychrome enamel
2.9 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm
Adaline Van Horne Bequest, inv. 1944.Dp.10s
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.