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Ko-Kutani Dish

Asian Art

MEDIUM Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 17th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS Diam: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Lindenbaum
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Shallow round dish of white porcelain with a design of butterflies and flowering grasses in green, yellow, lavender, blue, and red enamels. Two butterflies appear at the upper right. The left two-thirds of the surface is occupied by plants. Prominent foot ring. Three spur marks in center of bottom. Condition: perfect. In cypress storage box.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ko-Kutani Dish, 17th century. Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration, Diam: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Lindenbaum, 75.174. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.75.174_front.JPG)
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