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Cicada-Shape Mukozuke Dishes

Cicada-Shape Mukozuke Dishes
Koto ware, porcelain, set of five dishes with legs with design of cicada and flowers in underglaze blue
Edo period, 19th century
Gift of Ii Family

Dish for serving namasu (vinegar-dressed vegetables) and other fare as part of a kaiseki meal. The white porcelain ground with a tinge of blue is a typical feature of Koto ware.

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