Brush Washer

Kataoka Ikkō, Japanese, active from 1848

Geography:
Made in Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture), Japan, Asia

Period:
Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Date:
Late 19th century

Medium:
Glazed porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration (Seto ware)

Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/8 inches (6 x 10.8 x 5.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1897-293

Credit Line:
The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897

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Label:
The small figure on the boat represents a kappa, a mythical creature that lives in the water and plays pranks on human beings.