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Artist / Maker :
Title : Untitled (Beer Stein with Lid)
Date (Execution) : 17th Century
Geographical Origin : Japan
Cultural Group : Japanese
Style / Period : Japan Edo(Tokugawa) 1615-1858
Medium / Material  : Arita porcelain with underglaze blue decor and Dutch silver lid with later wooden handle
Support / Technique :
Object Type : steins
Visual Description : Japanese Arita-kiln porcelain with underglaze blue decor to which a silver lid and a later wooden handle have been added. The silver lid has a raised cherub on it. The original piece has a small foot, with a bulging lower body. The lid is a dutch mould sent to Japan from Holland, for the Dutch market - 16th or 17th century. The original handle would have been porcelain.
Accession # : M964.1.65
Width (cm) : 8.50
Height (cm) : 18.70
Depth (cm) : 8.50
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
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