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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1990.1
  • Object type: Vase
  • Kiln/Location: Makuzu Kozan kiln
  • Historical Period/Date: Meiji, c.1870
  • Material: Stoneware
  • Dimensions: D. 26 cm
  • Provenance: (Story Fund); Japan
  • Description: Globular vase, stoneware; partially glazed on pale green, leaving the rough body unglazed. With engraved decoration on neck & body & with a prawn modelled in high relief on the body. Impressed with the double gourd mark of Makuzu Kozan on base.
  • Photo. Ref.: RF
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