East Asian Art
VaseMade in Japan, Asia
Shöwa Period (1926-1989), 1936
Yamamuro Hyakuseiji, Japanese, 1900 - 1990
Cast bronze with incised decoration and applied gold and silver
Currently not on view
1992-8-1Gift of Kazuko Yamamuro and the family of Hyakuse Yamamuro in memory of the artist, 1992
LabelYamamuro Hyakuse, a noted metalworker in Japan, supervised the crafts made on the occasion of the coronation of the Shöwa Emperor in 1928. This vase was shown in the 1936 Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten), and Yamamuro's work was also on view in the Japanese pavilion at the New York World's Fair of 1939-40.