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The craftsman who decorated this dish began by ladling three scoops of copper-green glaze over the surface, creating somewhat randomly the area to be filled with painted decoration. The decoration combines naturalistic bamboo plants—including abundant bamboo shoots, a
delicacy of early spring in Japanese cuisine—and geometric patterns. Dishes of this large size were used to serve food at banquets.
- Published References
- Andrew Maske. Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain. Farnham, Surry, UK and Burlington, Vermont. fig. 4.7.
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- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
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