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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.690
  • Catalogue No.: 19
  • Object type: Tankard
  • Kiln/Location: Blue-and-white, Arita
  • Period/Date: 1660-80
  • Dimensions: H. 15.5 cm, D. 13.4 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Tankard. Stoneware shape, rounded body, loop handle moulded to point at bottom and pierced for mount, tall cylindrical neck. Underglaze blue decoration: crowded, sketchy version of a Chinese Transitional landscape with figures in groups of two and three. On neck, a band of lozenge ornament. On handle, band of triangle and dot ornament.
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