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    Posted 10 months ago

    kwqd
    (646 items)

    This piece is about 10.5" in diameter. The seller called it a plate, but I don't think it have been used as a plate as it has a very polished surface. Mikasa had a series of ceramic shell plates, but they did not closely resemble this piece, except in form. I think this was meant to be an art piece and displayed as a charger. It bears the Kurata for Mikasa label, while the ceramic plates were marked "Laslo" and had a cupped top and protruding base so they sat flat. The plates may have been inspired by pieces like this, or vice versa, but the item shown was not a plate for dining from, IMHO.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Fabulous shell design, this is a really gorgeous Mikasa piece & I love the wave lines in it
    2. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thank you Jenni! It is so unusual that I had to have it. I have not found another example of this one.
    3. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thanks Thomas, Nicefice and Kevin!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      @renedijkstra - Thanks for your comment! I am still researching this piece, but I agree with you.

      Thanks for loving my Kurata charger valentino97, renedijkstra, fortapache and AdeleC!
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 10 months ago
      I'll go along with whatever you say.
    6. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thanks aura, Broochman, Karen, blunderbuss2 and valentino97!

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