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A pair of small Japanese saucer dishes, late 17th/early 18th Century.

The dishes are 12.8cm. in width and are painted in underglaze blue with a Dutch riverscape, in the manner of Frederick van Frytom (1632-1702). Van Frytom was a famous decorator of Dutch Delft pottery whose European scenes were widely copied on both Chinese and Japanese porcelain from Delft originals. The dishes have a stylised Ming mark on the base; Chinese reign marks often being used on Japanese porcelain.

REFERENCE: CER0474

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