A 17th Century Japanese Blue and White Dish
A 17th Century Japanese Blue and White Porcelain Dish, Arita Kilns, c.1660 – 1670. This thickly potted early Arita or Ko-Imari dish has a moulded border of Shou characters of different designs within panels. The center shows a warbler bird singing among chrysanthemum, lotus and reeds. Dishes of this type were made for the domestic market, however pieces like this arrived in Europe in the late 17th century.
- In excellent condition, very minor stains to the rim, minor firing faults.
- Diameter 21cm (8 1/4 inches)
- From an English Private Collection.
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