Japanese Kakiemon Octagonal 'Quail' Dish
Painted with two quail, one in blue enamel with turquoise under feathers, the other in shades of iron red standing amidst millet sprays, all below a brown edged rim. Length 4 1/4 inches.
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For a similar dish, from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, see Oliver Impey, Japanese Export Porcelain, Amsterdam, 2002, p.163, no. 246 (fig. 1)
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