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Tōkaidō plate
  • Japan
  • Tōkaidō plate, circa 1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • Imari porcelain, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.9 x 63.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 24 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0193
Label Text

Blue and white glazed porcelain plate decorated with circular motifs of the stations of the Tokaido road on the front, and linear and wave patterns on the back. Some grainy splotches in the glaze.