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Dish with Two Men Playing Go

Dish with Two Men Playing Go

1700s
Location: not on view

Description

This modest serving dish is decorated with two figures playing chess, or go in Japanese. The green color is typical of kutani porcelain. This dish was produced for the export market after Japan replaced China as Europe’s primary source for export porcelain.
  • (K. J. Hewett, London); Severance and Greta Millikin, Cleveland, 1960.
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, and Sŏn Sŭng-hye. The Lure of Painted Poetry: Japanese and Korean Art. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2011. Mentioned and reproduced: P. 23, no. 11
  • The Lure of Painted Poetry: Cross-cultural Text and Image in Korean and Japanese Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (April 15-August 21, 2011).
    The Severance and Greta Millikin Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (July 5-September 2, 1990).
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