Suiteki (water dropper)

Momoyama period (1573-1615)

Bronze, 5.2 x 8.5 x 7 cm

Modeled as a stylized hare with long ears, the round body inspired by the moon’s shape, to which the hare is often associated in Japanese culture.

Suiteki are small containers used to hold the water which is dropped on the inkstone during the grinding of the ink stick.

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