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Cup, serving cup, mukozuke

Cup, serving cup, mukozuke

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (made)

  • Date:

    About 1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Suzuki Mutsumi, born 1942 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lacquered wood, decorated in red lacquer in surikemenuri technique and gold hiramakie lacquer.

  • Museum number:

    FE.16A-1982

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The curving sides flatten out to a very wide rim with a turned-up eight-lobed edge. Similarly red-lacquered, with two crabs in gold hiramaki on opposite sides of the top of the rim.

Box: Wood box shared with FE.17-1982.

Place of Origin

Kyoto (made)

Date

About 1979 (made)

Artist/maker

Suzuki Mutsumi, born 1942 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lacquered wood, decorated in red lacquer in surikemenuri technique and gold hiramakie lacquer.

Marks and inscriptions

Scratched mark on base 'MUTSU'.

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Width: 11.0 cm

Descriptive line

Japan, modern crafts, studio, lacquer

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

'Kyonuri no shinzui: Suzuki Mutsumi shitsugei ten', Takashimaya Department Store (Tokyo,1979), Pls.34-35: 'Modern Japanese Lacquer Art: A Family of Kyoto Craftsmen', V&A (London,1981), nos. 52 & 53.

Production Note

Biographical reference: 'Kyonuri no shinzui: Suzuki Mutsumi shitsugei ten' Takashimaya Department Store (Tokyo,1979): 'Modern Japanese Lacquer Art: A Family of Kyoto Craftsmen', V&A (London,1981).
Kyoto

Collection

East Asia Collection

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