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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.767
  • Catalogue No.: 114
  • Object type: Bottle
  • Kiln/Location: Blue-and-white, Arita
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: H. 38.0 cm, D. 20.4 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Round-bodied bottle. Tall neck with an everted rim. Underglaze blue decoration of an all-over pattern of overlapping, round 'snowflake' reserves with scalloped edges on a blue ground, containing large spots of light blue wash or a grass design.
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