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A DECAGONAL KAKIEMON DISH
A DECAGONAL KAKIEMON DISH

EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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A DECAGONAL KAKIEMON DISH
Edo Period (Late 17th Century)
Decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels and gilt with a peacock in flight and looking towards another perched on a blossoming plum tree beside bamboo, the everted rim with a continuous band of stylised wisteria, peonies and scrolling foliage, chocolate rim, slight rim crack
8¾in. (22.3cm.) diam.

Lot Essay

Two similar dishes in the Dresden collection are illustrated in Friedrich Reichel, Altjapanisches Porzellan, no. 29 and 96.
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