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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.698
  • Catalogue No.: 34.
  • Object type: Tankard
  • Kiln/Location: Blue-and-white, Arita
  • Period/Date: c. 1680-1700
  • Dimensions: H. 19.1 cm, D. 16.3 cm. Illegible mark on base
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Pear-shaped tankard. Loop handle, pierced at top for a mount, reinforced foot. Underglaze blue Transitional style decoration. On body, three panels of landscape scenes, birds on branches, two figures under a parasol and a mountain river scene with birds against background of karakusa. Karakusa bands around rim and handle. Double line around foot.

    See nos, 32,33.

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