£85 - $120
A pair of small serving bowls of five petal form, rinkagata namasu-zara, decorated with a stencilled pattern of imbricated waves, seigaiha, with cherry blossom, sakura-hana inset with two small reserves containing prunus and bamboo boughs. The reverse painted with a simplified Lotus scroll and a four character Dai in nensei mark. A dark brown fuchibeni “lip rouge” glaze to the rim. They measure approximately 14.2cm in diameter and stands 4.2cm high to the rim.
The dishes are in good condition, each with a filled and gilded shallow chip, and some minute frits to the edges of the glazed rim
A similar dish with the same stencilled pattern of imbricated waves and Cherry Blossom but with different shaped reserves is illustrated at page 114 (no 186) of Volume IV of the Shibata collection, and there dated c.1690-1730.
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