8 May 2001
An Imari dish
After a European Baroque silver shape, decorated with thick swags of foliage and flowers surrounding a central medallion, the everted wavy rim cut out with four prominent sections, painted with Louis XV style strapwork border, small rim restoration
35 cm. diam.
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For a blue and white dish of the same form and a silver prototype, see Howard & Ayers, China for the West, Vol.I., p.80-81, pl.38, 38A.
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