A pair of Kakiemon dishes
Late 17th/early 18th century
Both of shallow circular form raised on a low foot, finely painted with a matching design in the interior of three deer prancing around falling maple leaves, the underside of the rim scattered with flowerheads, all in underglaze-blue, green, yellow and iron-red enamels; both the bases bearing incised numerals N=74. 18cm (7in) diam. (2).