A moulded Arita dish, circa 1650-70.

The centre of the dish, which is 21.4cm in diameter, is painted in underglaze blue, with asymmetrically placed bamboo stalks and leaves within a border of sixteen shallow-moulded wave motifs. The base has a single spur and a square cartouche containing the fuku (good fortune) mark.

 

REFERENCE: CER0462

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