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Dish with Design of Ascending Balloon

Edo period (1615–1868)
dated 1797
Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels (Hizen ware)
Diam. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm); H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. (foot) 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Shiba Kokan

Marking: Inscribed "Luft schip" and "Ano 1797" on reverse
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