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A Japanese Ko-imari porcelain 'VOC' dish
 

Arita, Edo period, first half 19th century

 

Decorated in blue and iron-red under glaze with in the center the VOC monogram in gold. The bottom with imitation Chinese Ming Dynasty Chenghua marks, “Great Ming Chenghua period mark.”   

 

Diam. 21.2 cm