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gourd-shaped hanaire 花入 (flower container)
  • Japan
  • gourd-shaped hanaire 花入 (flower container), Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 30 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1642
Label Text

Gourd shaped bottle of very light weight and fine grained clay. Flattened on one side. Small opening at stem end. Glazed with two colors of tan in mottled and roughened effect similar to orange peel, but coarser.