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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1988.12
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Mino
  • Historical Period/Date: Momoyama, Late 16th century
  • Material: Stoneware
  • Dimensions: H. 5.8 cm
  • Provenance:
  • Description: Stoneware dish of sub-rectangular shape, slightly lobed & raised on four short feet. The interior moulded & carved at the corners, which are painted with formal patterns. The centre & the low walls boldly painted with flowering grasses in grey under the pinkish-white feldspathic glaze. Old lacquer repairs to the rim. (Somewhat similar piece is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York)
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 512 (35)
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