Keywords: WWII-era provenance

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Dish with design of lotus pond

Dish with flattened foliate rim, unglazed base and bevelled foot. Clay: porcelain, slightly grayish. Glaze: transparent, tinged with blue, particularly distinct around the rim. Decoration: painted in underglaze blue; blackish spots in places. Design of lotus pond in center, chrysanthemum scroll on cavetto, and classic scroll on rim; on the exterior: lotus panels enclosing leaf …



Clay: sandy, white. Glaze: opaque, grayish cream, crazed. Decoration: painted in overglaze enamels, on both surfaces, including a medallion underneath the bowl. Kufic inscription.