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A tea bowl with ten thousand butterflies.

Item code : EDc102

Size 12.7 x 6.2cm
Date Meiji (1868 - 1912)


Decorated with enamels and gilding on a cracked and gold-stippled glaze. The whole interior is decorated with minute polychrome butterflies, the reverse- with magnificent chrysanthemums, peonies, irises, morning glories flowers and silver grasses, with a gilt banded rim around the base and the edge.


Condition : Excellent       Impression : Excellent

Very good.