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Meiji Kutani Japanese Rare Gorgeous Shrimp/Shell Plate
This mid-Meiji period Kutani Shrimp/Shell Dish portrays the story of Shohaku, a descendant of the ancient kings of Kyushu. He became a priest and assumed the name Botan Kwa = peony flower, he died at Izumi aged 89. He is sometimes depicted blowing geese from his mouth. Dimensions: 11" diameter and 2" height


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