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one of a set of five plates
  • Japan
  • one of a set of five plates, 1940s–1992
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • wood, lacquer
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.75 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11/16 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0154.05

This plate is one of a set of five small plates with a red exterior and gold interior surface with a floral decoration. Each has the same character in red (chop) on the interior next to the floral design.

Plate 2007.0154.05 has a single dark blue flower with five pointed petals and a yellow center. There are three dark green leaves and three light green leaves that are wide and taper to a point at the ends.