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  • Museum Accession No.: EA2000.179
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: ?Yamabeta kiln
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, Mid 17th century
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Dimensions: D(max). 37.0cm
  • Provenance: Anonymous gift; Japan
  • Description: Deep dish; decorated in underglaze blue & overglaze enamels. The well with a bird on a branch, the sides & interior with roundels of various patterns. The everted rim with blue & white wave pattern Ko-kutani style. The dish is not perfectly circular due to distortion in the kiln
  • Photo. Ref.: RF 642(7)
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