17 November 1998
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.
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