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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1998.221
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Arita. Kutani
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, Mid 17th century
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: D. 38.3 cm
  • Provenance: Story Fund; Japan
  • Description: Large deep dish decorated all over in dark enamelled colours. A bunch of ?banana leaves tied in the middle, in dark green, with purple stylised clouds on a yellow flower-head ground. Ko-Kutani style
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 643 (5)
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