A finely potted and well painted Arita o-zara with a barbed rim painted in a Chinese Kraak style. The dish is decorated in a characteristic fuyo-de style, with a central medallion containing a bird sitting upon a rock surrounded by exotic plants, and a series of panels radiating from it. The panels containing motifs painted in a Kraak style, containing Butterflies, Moths and curious four petal flowers, and stylised Bamboo characteristically divided by narrow brocade bands. The reverse decorated in typical Kraak panelled style with stylised flowers. There are three spurs within the foot ring supporting the base of the dish. The dish is in good condition with no cracks chips or restoration and measures 22.5cm or 8.85 inches in diameter. Dishes in this style were produced over a comparatively wide period in the Edo era, the size of the dish, somewhat larger than the norm in the eighteenth century, would indicate that it dates to the first half of the nineteenth century, 1800-1830, Bunkua to Bunsei era.
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