Container

About this object

History of use

For sake

Physical description

Sake container (part c) with two scrolling decorative elements on the top, six ornamental brass bosses at each end, and one brass ring as well as a protruding stopper (part d) with a polyhedron finial that has a brass ring on one side face. There is a recessed cavity at each end. Black lacquer with red lacquer edges on the sides and top edges of the scrolling decorative elements, and the polyhedron finial is composed of black laquer square faces joined by red lacquer equilateral triangular faces with a black lacquer shaft.