Incense case in the shape of a grebe

Japanese
Edo period
17th century
Nonomura Ninsei (Japanese, active mid-17th century)


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (8.3 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

92.5830a-b

Medium or Technique

Kyoto ware; stoneware

Out on Loan

On display at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan, July 18, 2017 – October 9, 2017

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Provenance

By 1892, Edward Sylvester Morse; 1892, sold by Edward Sylvester Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1892)

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution