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Hirado eggshell dish, decoration of birds and script

Hirado eggshell dish, decoration of birds and script


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Chinese Export: Pre 1910: Item # 567345
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A small eggshell-thin dish with a decoration of two birds and two fan-shaped panels - one with a landscape, the other with a poem (?), all in a variety of colours, 19th c. Wing of one bird has been painted as to conceal a glaze bubble, an indication of age. Overglaze red marks: Hirado san, Mikawachi. Diameter "5 ½/ 13 cm. Condition: fine.