An 18th Century Japanese Porcelain dish, Arita kilns c.1750-1770. The moulded organic form, possibly representing overlapping leaves, has a divided design. The right-hand side is decorated with polychrome enamels and gilding with sea-creatures including clams among aquatic plants. The left-hand side is in the imari palette and represents brocaded fabric with chrysanthemum flowers.
Condition: In excellent condition, a minute frit to the footrim c.2mm. Very minor rubbing to the gilt decoration.
Size: Diameter 15.7cm (6 1/4 inches)
Provenance:An old label to the base (c.1930?) shows this Japanese porcelain dish was sold at Kunsthandel Borzo which was then run by J. van Rosmalen at Venversstraat 21, 'sHertogenbosch, the Netherlands.