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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.449
  • Catalogue No.: 376
  • Object type: Large dish
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: H. 5.7 cm, D. 32.2 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Large dish. Red, pink, blue, and green enamels with gold. In well, leaping shishi outlined in red with red and green spots under pine tree with blue and green needles. Red, pink and green cloud above. Surrounded by double red circle and wide border of dense, overlapping petal-like shapes in red.

    A plate with a similar border in the Princessehof Museum, Leeuwarden, is illustrated by Jorg, 2003, no. 135.

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