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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.654
  • Catalogue No.: 60
  • Object type: Box
  • Kiln/Location: Early Enamelled Ware, Arita
  • Period/Date: 1660-80
  • Dimensions: H. 6.0 cm, D. 11.8 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Round box. Grooved, wide rim for close-fitting domed cover. Narrow foot, roughly glazed base. Strong red, blue, green and black enamels. Landscape with mountains, trees, pavilion and drying nets encircled by plain red lines on cover with borders of leaves and flowers. Two groups of narrow green leaves within encircling lines on outside of bowl.

    Note the lack of yellow colour and underglaze blue.

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