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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.714
  • Catalogue No.: 386
  • Object type: Plate
  • Kiln/Location: Blue-and-white, Arita
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: H. 2.8 cm, D. 16.8 cm; Underglaze blue in footring: four-character Chenghua mark
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Plate. Sides moulded in convex flutes with a petalled rim. Underglaze blue decoration of a central flower spray within a double circle. On the reverse, three treasure patterns with streamers attached; a triple line around the foot, a single line within.
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