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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.681
  • Catalogue No.: 84
  • Object type: Dish
  • Kiln/Location: Kakiemon, Arita
  • Period/Date: mid- to late 17th century
  • Dimensions: H. 4.7 cm, D. 30.0 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Dish. Wide, everted, flat rim. Overglaze enamels in Kakiemon palette. Central design of prunus and bamboo growing from rocks above, surrounded by a thick red double encircling band in red. Border of peonies growing from rocks begins in cavetto and extends to rim. Reverse plain.
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