A Chinese blue and white ko-sometsuke shell form dish  Tianqi
Lot 5
A Chinese blue and white ko-sometsuke shell form dish Tianqi
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,519) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Chinese blue and white ko-sometsuke shell form dish
Tianqi
Set on three short feet, painted with a carp leaping from foaming waves amongst aquatic weeds, the flattened rim with demi flowerheads on a wave pattern ground.
17cm (16.3/4in) long.

Footnotes

  • For a dish of the same form painted with fish see 'Ko-Sometsuke (Old Underglaze Blue porcelain)', Masahiko Kawahara, no. 478, p.198.
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