Jar with Chrysanthemums and Rocks


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Often mentioned in poetry, chrysanthemums and autumn grasses serve as metaphors for the passing of time and the ephemeral nature of reality. Here, they are painted using the distinctive blues, pinks, and greens that characterize the Kakiemon style of decoration.

Jar with Chrysanthemums and Rocks, Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type), Japan

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