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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.700
  • Catalogue No.: 22
  • Object type: Mug
  • Kiln/Location: Blue-and-white, Arita
  • Period/Date: 1660-70
  • Dimensions: H. 25.6 cm, D. 16.4 cm; Large flower mark on base
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Round-bellied mug. Cylindrical neck, waisted foot and side loop handle, intermediate swelling rings at base and above handle, which is pierced for a mount. Underglaze blue decoration in Transitional style of three figures on either side of body in a landscape with rocks and clouds. Band with collar of lappets and flowers above double line encircling foot.
  • Exhibited: Porcelain for Palaces, 1990, no. 39
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