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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1985.47
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Arita
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, 17th century
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: D. 16cm
  • Provenance: Bequest Jeffrey Story & Walter Cook; Japan
  • Description: Lobed porcelain dish, moulded with four herons against willow tree background. Touches of underglaze blue to eyes, beaks & legs. Reverse with "three friends"
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 485 (26)
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