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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.539
  • Catalogue No.: 206
  • Object type: Bowl
  • Kiln/Location: Kakiemon, Arita
  • Period/Date: c. 1700
  • Dimensions: H. 11.0 cm, D. 25.0 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Bowl. Deep fluted sides, scalloped rim with brown edge. Kakiemon palette with gold. Three peony sprays with green curling leaves and blue stems inside. On the outside, three floral sprays in a more opaque style using yellow not gold.

    A bowl in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, of the same size and shape, but with different decoration is illustrated in Nippon toji zenshu, 1976, 24, pl. 46, and by Shono, 1973, fig. 49, 51. A Meissen copy of the Rijksmuseum bowl is illustrated by Shono, 1973, fig. 48.

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