Sakazuki sake cup - ROM2011_12223_7


Sakazuki sake cup

Medium:Porcelain with celadon glaze
Geography: Japan
Date: 1st half of 20th century
Period: Meiji-Taishô-Shôwa Period
Ht. 4.9 x Wt. 7.2 cm
Object number: 2011.96.16.1
Credit Line: The Yamagami Sōju (Akio, 1873-1957) Collection: Gift of Mrs. Yamagami and the Umezawa Family. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestė par la Commission canadienne d’examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l’exportation et l’importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionSuwa Sozan I (1852-1922) was a leading figure in the development of the ceramic industry in the Meiji period (1868-1912), and produced a number of fine celadon wares. Sozan II (1890-1977) was step-daughter of the first and took over the name in 1922. According to the inscription on the accompanying box, this sake cup was made to the taste of Yukōsai (1889-1953), the 12th grandmaster of the Mushanokōji tea school.
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