A Japanese 17th century blue and white porcelain dish, Arita Kilns c.1670-1690. The well is decorated with six pine trees deep in snow on a hill or mountainside. The sides of this Japanese porcelain dish are vertical, the exterior is painted with Karakusa scrolls.
No damaged. There is a firing crack to the back which runs around a large part of circumference.
Diameter : 13.4cm (5 1/2 inches)
An English Private Collection of Chinese and Japanese Porcelain.
For a similar Japanese dish decorated with five pine trees see : Complete Catalogue of Shibata Collection (Kyushu Ceramic Museum,2003) page 201, plate 1551.