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Object Name: Saucer
Date: 1880-1900
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Medium: Porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 × 5 1/4 in. (1.9 × 13.3 cm)
(not assigned): Japan, Kutani
Description: White saucer painted along face in cinnabar red with gold; exterior is decorated with medallions the depict images of Chinese figures located among flowers, sparrows, and other landscape features. Underside painted with gold foliage.
Credit Line: The Robert L. Stuart Collection, the gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart
Object Number: S-247.21
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Marks: Underside of saucer is marked in Japanese characters, translated as "Made by Iwa Workshop, Kutani, Japan."

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Saucer is typical of Japanese Kutani export ware manufactured during the early twentieth century.