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  • Museum Accession No.: EA2003.12
  • Object type: Miniature condiment set
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Historical Period/Date: Edo, c. 1700
  • Material: Porcelain
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  • Description: An Imari miniature condiment set in underglaze blue & red & gold enamel. The hexagonal stand with an upright central handle & with recessed areas for six items. The five items include a salt, two spouted ewers marked O, one spouted ewer marked 'A' & one 'mug' (?mustard) & two pierced lids. All of hexagonal shape and decorated with flowers & rocks in underglaze blue and red enamel with gold.
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