All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #843850 (stock #2767)
The Crane Gallery, Inc.
This Seto plate is decorated in underglaze blue and iron brown with a cherry spray, the character for cuckoo (hototogisu), and what probably are pine needles. It dates to circa 1850 and measures 10.25 inches or 26cm diameter. There is a 1cm chip to the rim and five firing spur marks in the center.