$190 - £130
A good Arta dish of awabigata form decorated in somenishikide style with a pattern of various shellfish and plants with a seascape of waves and plovers above. A brocade band of Karakusa scroll in iron red and gilt inset in a “pea green” enamel ground framing the composition combined with gilding to rim. The exterior painted with waves and boats. See Volume I no 449, Shibata Collection for a similar dish with wave and boats reverse there dated c.1740-70.
The dish measures approximately 6 inches (15cm) wide and is 7 inches (17.5cm) long, and stands 1.75 inches (4.5cm) high. It is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping within the UK is included in the sterling price. Worldwide shipping is included in the US $ price.