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Rare Ko Imari Peach shaped Peony Pattern Dish c.1730

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Rare Ko Imari Peach shaped Peony Pattern Dish c.1730

An unusual dish of auspicious peach shape, momogata-zara, decorated in somenishikide style, a combination of underglaze blue and enamels, with Peonies and Irises. Similar shaped dishes were produced by the Chinese in the seventeenth century specifically for export; the peach being a symbol of longevity. It is a rare form. The reverse decorated with shippo and a six character Chinese style Cheng Hua nien hao. The dish dates to thesecond quarter of the Eighteenth century circa 1725-50. Good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost. Additional images on request.

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