Flower Vase with Elephant-Shaped Handles, Named “Akizuki (Autumn Moon)”

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Flower Vase with Elephant-Shaped Handles, Named “Akizuki (Autumn Moon)”

metalwork / Muromachi

Muromachi period, 15th–16th century

Bronze

1口

Metalworkers in China created this flower vase with an alloy of copper, tin, and lead. Japanese tea masters considered vases of this material to be the most formal and prestigious."

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