4 November 2003
A rare underglaze-blue and copper-red kaiseiki serving plate
The central roundel painted with three sampan in a mountainous river landscape, the copper-red used to depict three large fish, cloud coils and foliage, the everted rim encircled by six Precious Objects
20.2 cm. diam.
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Marchant & Sons, Chinese Blue and White Wanli to K'ang Hsi, July 1980, no. 8.
Marchant & Sons, The Collection of Drs A.M. Sengers, November 2001, no. 56.
A similar dish is illustrated by Masahiko Kowahara, Ko-sometsuke, 1977, no. 135.
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