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A Porcelain Lobed Dish
Property from the Estate of Edith Altschul Graham
A Porcelain Lobed Dish

ARITA WARE, KAKIEMON STYLE, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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A Porcelain Lobed Dish
Arita Ware, Kakiemon Style, Edo period (late 17th century)
Set on a low ring foot and moulded in eight lobes and decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear glaze with birds, brush fences and pine, plum and bamboo, the rim painted in iron oxide; underside with five spur marks
8½in (21.6cm.) diameter

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For other dishes of the same design see Soame Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain (London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1965), no. 77A; Daiei hakubutsukan no Nihon jiki/Japanese Porcelain from the British Museum, exh. cat. (Arita: Arita Porcelain Park, 1994), pl. 30.
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