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Covered Jar with Crane
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Covered Jar with Crane


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A covered ovoid jar decorated with two panels: one with a crane flying over a pine in front of a rising red sun (symbols of longevity), the other with a boy carrying a long-handled dipper and a fan. The area outside the panels is decorated with a variety of patterns.
Exhibitions
  • Japanese Cloisonne Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-0.
Provenance William T. Walters [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions Unsigned
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Creator
Period
1860-1869 (late Edo)
Medium
brass-wire cloisonné enamel
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.539
Measurements
12 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (32 x 23.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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