A fine pair of large fan shaped sweetmeat dishes decorated with a design of vase or censer flanked by a pair of square suiban on a veranda containing arrangements of Cherry, Camelia, Chrysanthemums and Pinkes.
The dishes are strikingly similar in form and decoration to some examples in the Dresden collection with inventory marks indicating that they were acquired before 1721. See Reichel “Altjapanisches Porzellan” illustration no 60 “Konfektschalen”, and the notes thereto at page 151. There dated late 17th century or early 18th century.
The dishes measure 10.5 inches in diameter. They are in good overall condition, one with no cracks, chips or restoration, and the other with a hairline crack to one corner, please see last image no 6.
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