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plate with seashells
  • Japan
  • plate with seashells, 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Hizen Provence, Japan
  • Kakiemon porcelain, underglazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.3 x 15.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7/8 x 6 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C8
  • 1928.1567
Label Text

Saucer-like dish with blue underglaze decoration. Seashells, seaweed and snails in blue underglze, delicately done; takes up about half of inside surface. Outside has border of vine and flower forms. Bottom has ring in blue underglaze.