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Hirado plate with playing karako, Meiji period

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: item # 967176

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Hirado plate with playing karako, Meiji period
This is an underglaze blue ("sometsuke") Japanese plate from the mid-Meiji era (1880-1900), produced in Hirado.

It depicts five "karako" (Chinese children) playing in a garden and is marked "Hirado Mikawachi" in Japanese kanji characters on the reverse.

Diameter 19 cm, perfect state.


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