Edo period, 1661–72
Bronze with black and red lacquer and silver maki-e
Diam. 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.); l. of handle, 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015
Murase 1993, no. 68;
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.
Murase 2000, no. 124.
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Number one under the Heaven, Inbe no Kami