Negoro Wine Ewer
On View: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)
Lacquer on wood
height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
base diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
width at shoulder: 9 in. (22.9 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert B. Woodward, by exchange and Asian Art Acquisition Fund
Wood bottle of exaggerated "meiping" shape, with red-orange lacquer surface partially rubbed to expose black lacquer undercoat. Narrow neck, wide shoulder and narrow waisted form.
Negoro Wine Ewer, 15th century. Lacquer on wood, height: 12 in. (30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, by exchange and Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 74.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.4_PS9.jpg)
overall, 74.4_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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