AB 61-4 s1


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What is it?
Gourd Sake Bottle
What is it made of?
Where is it from?
When was it made?
Object ID
AB 61-4 s1

This sake bottle is made from a hollowed gourd. It is rattle-shaped with a wide, round bottom and a long, narrow neck.  There is a fern-like drawing on one side in ink, which has been outlined fully but not entirely colored in. There is no stopper. The bottle is made from "Lagenaria siceraria" (calabash; Japanese: hyoutan).

Donated by the Gourd Society of America, 1961
AB 61-4 s1 Sake bottle