An early Eighteenth century export dish decorated with a central motif of a Large Vase on a Veranda containing an arrangement of Cherry flowers and Peonies. The border is divided into a series of fan shaped reserves of increasing size. Each separated by further vertical bands of blue brocade inset with Kikumon, The design is something of a departure from the more usual regular formats based upon the Kraak fuyo-de pattern. The largest reserve containing a garden scape containing a weeping flowering cherry, the second largest sprays of Chrysanthemums supported by a balustrade fence, and the smallest a single Chrysanthemum branch. The reverse decorated with three sketchily painted Peony, Plum and Chrysanthemum branches. The dish dates to the period 1700-30.
The dish is quite large it measures 25.5cm or 10 inches in diameter and stands approximately 4cm high at the rim. It is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost.