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  • Museum Accession No.: WA.MC.1084
  • Catalogue No.: 330
  • Object type: Plate
  • Kiln/Location: Imari
  • Period/Date: early 18th century
  • Dimensions: D. 14.0 cm
  • Provenance: Marshall Collection. 1084 Department of Western Art, WA.MC.1084
  • Description: Small plate. Underglaze blue, and red, green, pink and black enamels with gold. Gently curving sides, low footrim. Central design with pine, plum and bamboo, growing around a fence with clouds. Underglaze blue, branches and leaves outlined in gold, the blossoms and fence in red and gold. Broad blue band with gold scrolling around rim. The reverse, three red, blue and gold plum branches, three blue lines around the footrim, two enclosing a red wave scroll.On base, blue and gold artemesia leaf within a blue circle.

    There is a Worcester cup and saucer of this pattern in the Marshall Collection.

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