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sakazuki (sake drinking cup)
  • Kajikawa Family
    active 1700s
  • sakazuki (sake drinking cup), 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • lacquer, gold
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.9 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1929.0017
Label Text

Red lacquer sake cup with gold decoration. The cup is decorated with plum buds and blossoms that are growing out of a gnarled, jagged tree trunk.