ANTIQUE JAPANESE PORCELAIN HIRADO BLUE AND WHITE SETO KOI CARP POND PLATE. Hirado is an important Japanese kiln in the history of oriental ceramics and its wares rank among the finest blue and white ever made. We consider our pictures as an enormous help in describing the objects in our listings. So please, study the images carefully and give yourself the time to enlarge them. We also ask you to pay attention to possible additions in questions and answers.Nineteenth century Japanese Nabeshima Hirado blue and white hard paste porcelain plate decorated with two swimming carps. In Japanese culture, koi carps are treated with affection, and seen as good luck. The two carps in this shallow bowl represent them swimming in a pond. This makes the bowl very suitable for lotus flowers floating on its surface. D - Year of production.
E - Material and Technique. Hard paste porcelain of stunning quality. Decorated by hand in blue under the glaze. F - Dimensions and Weight: All approx.
For illustrations of similar examples see the book Hirado Prince of Porcelains by Louis Lawrence. Some age related wear and a few original small kiln flaws. Once you win, you know your invoice. Interested in our other items?
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