London, South Kensington
4 November 2014
A PAIR OF ENAMELLED KO-AKAE DISHES
FIRST HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY
Each dish is decorated with a moonlit landscape with a hare sitting in front of rocks and looking at a bird in flight. The bases each have an apocryphal Chenghua underglaze blue six-character mark.
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam.
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