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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.487
  • Catalogue No.: 377
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: H. 3.1 cm, D. 12.6 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinget gift
  • Description: Decagonal small dish. Deep round well, everted rim, upturned, decagonal lip, narrow foot. Red, yellow, orange, green, aubergine and black enamels with gold. In well, off-centre vase in pink, red and gold with scalloped overhead handle on a table, various flowers in the vase and two butterflies hovering to the left. Gold-edged rim.

    Surely an Imari attempt at the Kakiemon delicacy of decoration. Exhibited Porcelain for Palaces, 1990, pl. 205

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