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Satsuma ware sake ewer
second half of 17th-18th century

Edo period

White stoneware with clear glaze; silver lid and cover on spout
H: 13.1 W: 9.9 cm
Kagoshima, Japan


As renovation work continues in the Freer Gallery, the Sackler Gallery also will close on July 10, 2017. This museum-wide closure will allow us to completely reinstall our exhibitions and revitalize features to improve your visit. Both spaces will reopen on October 14, 2017, when we will welcome the public back to the Freer|Sackler: two galleries, one destination. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.