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Blue and white lidded large ornamental jar with bird and flower design and a lion handle, Seto ware

Kawamoto Masukichi I1876

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Likely displayed at the Philadelphia World Exposition of 1876, this was in a German collection, and then was returned to Japan. It is said that in Germany it was used as a wine jar.

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  • Title: Blue and white lidded large ornamental jar with bird and flower design and a lion handle, Seto ware
  • Creator: Kawamoto Masukichi I
  • Date Created: 1876
  • Physical Dimensions: H 96.0 cm
  • Transcript: Registered Cultural Property of Seto CIty
  • Original Source: Setogura Museum

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