A Small 17th Century Japanese Blue and White Porcelain Dish, Arita Kilns c.1660-1670. The Moulded and Painted Design Consists of Three Large Ruyi-Heads, the Other Moulded Decoration is of Further Ruyi-Heads and other Patterns .
Diameter : 14.5 cm (5 3/4 inches)
The Jack Johnson Collection (label to the back).
For a similar 17th century Japanese porcelain dish with different painted decoration on the moulded body see : The Burghley Porcelains, An Exhibition from The Burghley House and based on the 1688 Inventory and 1690 Devonshire Schedule (Oliver Impey, Hiroko Nishida and various other contributions, Japan Society c.1986). Page 104, plate 18.