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A set of four Japanese Imari octagonal dishes,18th Century.

The centres have a vase of flowers, within borders of Seigaha roundels, 26.5cm.

The Seigaha pattern is an ancestral Japanese motif which first appeared in the 6th Century and which literally means blue sea and waves.

Water and waves are symbolic of power and resistance which are important elements in Japanese culture.


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