Wajima Lacquer Katakuchi Sake Pourer

Object ID: 1989.019.001
Object: Sake pourer, lacquered wood
Place of Origin: Noto Peninsula, Japan
Date: Shōwa Period, 1930s
Size: 7.5×13
Credit: Museum purchase

This particular style was used in large estate houses as well as temples for serving sake. They are generally limited geographically to the Fukui and Ishikawa Prefecture areas.