1910s Japanese tea ceremony KUTANI dish CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Listed Price $80.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s-1920s) Japanese Kutani ceramic lozenge shaped dish for holding sweets during tea ceremony. Central area is painted with a butterfly on flight over chrysanthemums growing over rocks by a bamboo fence. Nicely potted stoneware body with rounded corners. Wonderful free painting in typical Ko-Kutani (ancient Kutani) style and color palette of blue, green, aubergine, black, tomato red and gold enamels. Signed in red enamel on the bottom KAGA KUTANI, Kaga being a city located in southwestern Ishikawa Prefecture. Excellent object in Japanese taste, in superb condition. Length 6 1/2 inches.
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