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Subject:plate with dragons
Posted By: mark Sun, Feb 04, 2018 IP: 68.112.136.162

I was wondering if anyone could tell me what type of plate this is and if it is old and priceless. thanks







Subject:Re: plate with dragons
Posted By: Bill H Wed, Feb 07, 2018

The mark, shown upside down, reads down and across from the right as "Hizen, Arita, Shiroiwa". Hizen is the old province around Arita, a town historically associated with Japanese porcelain production. Shiroiwa is the kiln that made the plate. This is probably a late 20th century dish, although the kiln seems to have been in operation much longer. Here's a link to an earlier thread with further information.

Best regards,

Bill H.

URL Title :Shiroiwa



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