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5 Chinese ko-sometsuke dishes , Ming Dynasty,  Tianqi period 1621-16
5 Chinese ko-sometsuke dishes , Ming Dynasty,  Tianqi period 1621-16 - Asian Art & Antiques Style
Ref : 82810
2 800 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
China
Medium :
Porcelain
Dimensions :
L. 6.5 inch X H. 1.38 inch X P. 4.33 inch
Asian Art & Antiques  - 5 Chinese ko-sometsuke dishes , Ming Dynasty,  Tianqi period 1621-16
Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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5 Chinese ko-sometsuke dishes , Ming Dynasty, Tianqi period 1621-16

A set of 5 Chinese late Ming dish supported on 3 feet, formed in the shape of a flower or fungus , made for the Japanese market, and dating from Tianqi period. The dish is decorated to the interior with a large lingzhi fungus and with a butterfly and other insects flying aboveThe underside of the dish is undecorated apart from 2 having a single underglaze blue line around the rim. Width 16.5 cm (6.5”)

These Chinese blue and white wares made for Japan are known in Japan as ko-sometsuke. They were used for the tea ceremony. It is quite unusual to find these dishes outside Japan.
For a group of very similar dishes dated to the Tianqi period, see p 64 in the publication ‘Ko-sometsuke’ by Jorge Welsh.
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Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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