AN EARLY ENAMELLED KAKIEMON STYLE DISH
Edo Period (Third Quarter 17th Century)
Decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels with two ho-o birds perched on a rock among peonies and chrysanthemums, the rim with a continuous band depicting birds among stylised flowers, foliage and karakusa, slight crack to rim
5½in. (14cm.) diam.