<em>Negoro Wine Ewer</em>, 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)

Negoro Wine Ewer

Medium: Lacquer on wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:15th century

Dimensions: height: 12 in. (30.5 cm) base diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) width at shoulder: 9 in. (22.9 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)


Accession Number: 74.4

Image: 74.4_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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