University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTe-aburi (手焙り)
Object Number: 29-96-316
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period: Late Edo
Date Made: Early 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1850
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Jurojin
Height: 33cm
Width: 23.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Tea-buri (手焙り) hand warmer. Figure of Jurojin, one of the seven luck gods, holding a walking staff and peach. Glazed Ohi pottery in green and yellow. The piece is hollow with an opening in the back for hot coals.


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