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Vase

Yamamuro Hyakuseiji, Japanese, 1900 - 1990

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia

Period:
Shöwa Period (1926-1989)

Date:
1936

Medium:
Cast bronze with incised decoration and applied gold and silver

Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches (29.2 x 23.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1992-8-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Kazuko Yamamuro and the family of Hyakuse Yamamuro in memory of the artist, 1992

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Label:
Yamamuro 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.

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