A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
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Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
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Japanese Ceramics
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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1988.11
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Arita
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, 17th century
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: D. 14.3 cm
  • Provenance: Story Fund; Japan
  • Description: Small saucer dish with raised & flattened rim mi-parti iron brown & underglaze blue with a white circular reserve representing Musashino plane.. Lacquer repair to rim. Sherds of similar piece found at Shimoshirakawa kiln site. (This type used to be called either Suisaka or Matsugatani)
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 512 (34) & RF 601 (13)
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