Important Art Object
Dish with a design of a banquet scene
|Artist||Ko-kutani (old Kutani) type, Imari warea|
|Period||Edo period, 17th century|
|Materials and techniques||Porcelain with overglaze enamels|
|Size||H.9.0 D.40.9 BD.20.1|
Among various ko-Kutani ware are large dishes of over 30cm in diamter. This is a well-known example of one the largest dishes of ko-Kutani ware with a design unique to this piece. The dish, of a gray white porcelain clay, is very thinly potted. It features delicate scrollwork around the perimeter, and is decorated on the interior surface with a Chinese banquet scene shown from a bird's-eye perspective as if through an open roof, with mists above and below.