Kettle ("Shinnari Gama") with Five Horses and Distant Mountains

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Kettle ("Shinnari Gama") with Five Horses and Distant Mountains

metalwork / Muromachi

Ashiya ware

Muromachi period, 15th century

Cast iron

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Five horses—some galloping and others grazing—have been vibrantly rendered on this kettle. This fine rendition resembles those found in ink paintings, and almost seems to have been executed by brush."

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