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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.675
  • Catalogue No.: 40
  • Object type: Plate
  • Kiln/Location: Early Kakiemon type, Japanese style, Arita
  • Period/Date: mid-17th century
  • Dimensions: D. 14.3 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Small circular dish with one hemicircle smooth and the other fluted. Decoration of a flying bird above somewhat abstract water and plants in pale Kakiemon style enamels.

    Although in soft Kakiemon colours and of the early Kakiemon type of body, this dish may well represent a piece for the home market.

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