Tea ceremony water jar

Artist: Tsuji Kenzo (Japan, born 1949)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1986
Lacquer on dry lacquer with inlaid eggshell, aogai shell and gold
H x W: 12 x 20.3 cm (4 3/4 x 8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Lacquer, Vessel

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), tea, water
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Twentieth-century Asian Crafts in the Sackler Gallery. vol. XLIII no. 3. p. 24, fig. 17.
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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