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Ko Imari Ryumon Somenishikide Dish c.1740

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1322719

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A very fine quality dish decorated with a pattern of stylised Lotus-mon with three quadrilobed reserves each containing an element of the shochikubai, pine, take, bamboo, matsu, and prunus, ume. The centre decorated with a small central roundel framed by a border of demi-florets containing a Dragon delineated in gilt with green and iron red enamels holding a jewel, tama, in its claw. The rim of the dish is decorated with a border of alternating double crested waves and gilded. The reverse decorated with a Lotus scroll and a six character Chenghua nien hao nd the base supported by six spurs in the form of a pentagon. The dish dates to the period 1740-60. It is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost.