Details
A Nabeshima Dish
Edo period (early 18th century)
Decorated in underglaze blue and red, green and yellow enamels with peonies amongst seigaiha [blue sea wave] motif, the reverse with shippo-musubi [tied shippo] motifs, the ring foot with comb design
19.8cm. diam.
Special notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

For a similar examples see Imaizumi Motosuke, Toji Taikei vol. 21 Nabeshima (Tokyo, 1974) on the front cover and colour pl. 24, p. 16; Nihon no Toji vol. 10 Nabeshima (Tokyo, 1988), pl. 20, pp.38 - 39
A further example is in the collection of the Kurita Museum, www.kurita.or.jp/nabeshima/catalog, image number 150.

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