17 - 18 September 2015
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED DECORATED FOLIATE DISH
The interior is boldly decorated with the spreading, gnarled branches of a fruiting peach tree that bears nine large peaches amidst flowers, beneath the foliate rim decorated with bats amidst clouds. The exterior is decorated with three peach sprigs between borders of bats and leafy foliate scroll.
14 in. (35.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
Private collection, Japan, acquired in the first half of the 20th century.
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