Painted in iron, the spiral pattern on this plate resembles a horse’s eye, thus this type of plate became known as a “horse’s eye plate.” From the late Edo period through the Meiji and Taisho eras, plates of this kind were popular Seto commodities.
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Title: Umanome (House eyes) plate, Seto ware
Date Created: 18世紀後期～19世紀前期
Physical Dimensions: D 30.7 cm
Transcript: Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property