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Plate with Landscape Decoration

Edo period (1615–1868)
ca. 1670
Overglaze enamels (Arita ware, Ko Kutani style)
Diam. 8 in. (20.3 cm); H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. (foot) 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Collection, Bequest of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Gerry, 2000
Accession Number:
Not on view
The use of strong yellow, green, blue and purple overglaze enamel designs that combine geometric and pictorial elements characterizes the ko-Kutani style. Such wares are currently thought to have been produced in outlying kilns, such as Maruo and Yanbeta no. 3, near the town of Arita, and are among the earliest overglaze porcelains produced in Japan.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 15, 1989–June 29, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kodai-ji Lacquer," 1995.

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