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Sake receptacle in the shape of a mythological turtle

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Marks

Kinrin godaibo plus kakihan

Provenance

By 1892, Edward Sylvester Morse; purchased by MFA, Boston, March 1, 1892.

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Japanese, Meiji era, second half of the 19th century

Dimensions

H: 14.0 cm (5.5 in.)

Accession Number

92.4260a-b

Medium or Technique

Sado ware; stoneware, red clay with thin transparent glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery