Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
The dish is decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a pair of birds near a planter containing prunus, peony and pine, the rim with scrolling lotus tendrils.
DIAMETER 30.3 cm
Condition: Good condition with expected wear and with only one small chip to rim.
Provenance: Holzapfel collection, Geneva, Switzerland. This lot was acquired by second generation members of the Holzapfel family after 1970 and has remained in the family ever since.
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