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A âshonsuiâ style dish by Kiyomizu Rokubei V (1875-1959)

A “shonsui” style dish by Kiyomizu Rokubei V (1875-1959)

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An underglaze blue porcelain dish with fluted cavetto, decorated with plum blossom, bamboo, and various diaper patterns, in the “Shonsui” style, of late Ming/Transitional “Kosometsuke” (Chinese blue and white made for the Japanese market). This wonderful dish was made by Kiyomizu Rokubei V, who was deeply connected with the Sencha/literati movement in Japan, and was one of the leaders of the Kyoto art world in the early 20th century. Mark: Ming Chinese style mark in underglaze blue to the base, plus in the center of the base an impressed hexagonal seal for Rokubei V. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Taisho Period, circa 1920s/30s. Size: 15cm diameter, 3cm high. Condition: fine.