Covered Dish in Form of a Shell

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and overglaze enamels (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type)
Dimensions: H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number: 79.2.853

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