17 November 1998
A KAKIEMON DISH
Edo Period (Late 17th Century)
Of cherry-blossom shape decorated in iron-red, blue, green, purple and black enamels with a bouquet of flowers and foliage, and a cricket perched on a grass, chocolate rim, some old rubbing to enamels and a rim chip
7½in. (19cm.) diam.
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A similar example is in the collection of Burghley House, illustrated in The Burghley Porcelains.
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