Product Description

7580                An iron vessel in the form of a gourd with a poem inlaid in silver

Japan 19th century Edo/Meiji period

Dimensions: H. 50cm x W. 12cm x D. 8cm (19¾” x 4¾” x 3¼”)

The poem reads:

Tsuki hana ni

Akirashi hechima no sumai kana

This home is with the Moon, flowers

and a gourd of autumn

This poem celebrates a house with refined taste and an appreciation of the beautiful nature of autumn.