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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1987.10
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, c. 1640
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: H. 7.5 cm
  • Provenance: Gift of Imaizumi Motosuke; Japan
  • Description: Porcelain peach-shaped dish with vertical sides slightly everted at the rim. Decorated with sages among trees & flowers & with a large bird, in underglaze blue. The side with a scrolling flower pattern, & the exterior with minimal flower pattern. Shoki-Imari
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 502 (33)
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