This is the second valuable porcelain item of Japanese Living National and Human Treasure Tsukamoto Kaiji that we offer from our collection.
A bird and leaf patterns are molded on the plate. The seal of this great potter is stamped on the bottom. We sell this plate together with its original signed wood box and his profile.
TSUKAMOTO Kaiji (1912-1990), holder of important intangible cultural property, was fascinated of Ding ware of the Song dynasty, from which he drew inspiration to produce elegant, noble wares.
In 1983 he was honored by the Japanese State with the most important award "Living National Human Treasure".
Items of Kaiji are hold in the most famous museums and are sold at Christie's, Sotheby's and Bonhams. Please investigate.
Size: 8,8'' diameter x 1,6'' height.