A Pair of 17th Century Japanese Dishes
A Pair of 17th Century Chrysanthemum Shaped Japanese Porcelain Dishes, Arita or Perhaps Kakiemon c.1680 – 1700. Painted to the center with a ferocious dragon curled around reaching out for the flaming pear. The bases with a pseudo-Chenghua six character mark (Ming dynasty Chenghua 1465-1487) For a related Japanese blue and white dish see Complete Catalogue of Shibata Collection (Contributors Saga Kenritsu Kyūshū Tōji Bunkakan. Published by the Kyushu Ceramic Museum, 1990) page 261, plate 2028.
- 1) has a chip to the end of one of the petal ends and a minute rim frit. 2) has a small chip to the end of one of the petal ends and cobalt blue pigment in the border.
- Diameter 15.1 cm (6 inches).
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