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Dish with Heron Design

  • Hizen ware, nabeshima type
  • Japan Edo period, 17th century
  • h: 5.8cm md: 28.6cm bd: 18.5cm
  • Gift of Yamamoto Masayuki
  • [41444]

Three white herons were carefully drawn in fine lined form, with a lush flow of brushwork used to depict the movement of the lotus leaves. This highly refined and finished quality makes this a superior example of Nabeshima ware.

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