The Burke Collection
Candlestand in the shape of a crane on a long-tailed tortoise (minogame, 蓑亀)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 18th century

Gilt bronze

H. 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

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


Rousmaniere 2002, no. 16
Rousmaniere, Nicole Coolidge
[Editor]. Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th–19th Centuries. Exh. cat. New York: Japan Society.

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Ohki 2009, pl. 7.
Ohki, Sadako
Tea Culture of Japan. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery.

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