The Burke Collection
Ewer for hot water (yutō, 湯桶) with wisteria
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Catalogue information

Momoyama period, late 16th–early 17th century

Black lacquer with traces of red lacquer and silver and gold maki-e

H. with handle 24.9 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Wheelwright 1989, fig. 61
Wheelwright, Carolyn
[Editor]. Word in Flower: The Visualization of Classical Literature in Seventeenth-Century Japan. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery.

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Avitabile 1990, no. 117
Avitabile, Gunhild
[Editor]. Die Kunst des alten Japan: Meisterwerke aus der Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, New York. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

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Murase 1993, no. 72
Murase, Miyeko
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

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Murase 2000, no. 123.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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