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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.729
  • Object type: Jar
  • Kiln/Location: Arita
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, Late 17th century
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: H. 36.6cm
  • Provenance: ex. Soame Jenyns Colln. Reitlinger Gift; Japan
  • Description: Arita blue & white jar of squat Mei ping shape with wide shoulders & narrow splayed base. On the white belly a repeat design of three cranes reserved in white against water plants. Glazed base. A slight chip off the rim.
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 203(20)
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