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Kakiemon style figure of a Bijin (beautiful lady)

Image attached to C.3-1961

An image of Kakiemon Style. Figure of a bijin (beautiful lady). Hard-paste porcelain decorated overglaze in enamels, height 38.7 cm, circa 1680 to 1700. Arita, Japan. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Kakiemon Style. Figure of a bijin (beautiful lady). Hard-paste porcelain decorated overglaze in enamels, height 38.7 cm, circa 1680 to 1700. Arita, Japan. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: C.3-1961
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/39.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 685 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 443.41kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 39/1
  • Captured: 2013:12:16 12:24:10

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17th Century Arita Factory beautiful beauty bijin clothes clothing costume dress Edo Period enamel enamelled facial expressions fashion female figure figurine geigi geiko geisha glazed hair hairstyle hard-paste porcelain Japanese Kakiemon kimono lady overglaze porcelain smiling traditional woman

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