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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
Not on view
[ Samuel P. Avery , New York, 1879; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Mighty Kano School: Orthodoxy and Iconoclasm," December 18, 2004–June 5, 2005.

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