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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.775
  • Catalogue No.: 278
  • Object type: Gallipot
  • Kiln/Location: White, Arita
  • Period/Date: late 17th century
  • Dimensions: H. 42.0 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Gallipot. Rounded body, very narrow, tapering neck with double-everted rim. Plain white.

    For a discussion of the use of the term 'gallipot', see no. 116. The large shape with such a narrow neck is unusual.

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