Japanese Celadon Dish

Japanese Celadon Dish



A Japanese celadon glazed dish decorated in sgraffito with a peony.
This dish belongs to a small group of wares made at Arita which attempted to emulate the Longquan Chinese celadon wares of the late Ming dynasty. These dishes are typically of a light green colour are thinly potted compared to their Chinese cousins and have shallow foot rims.

Condition: sealed rim crack of 9 cm.

Japan, Arita, circa 1640.

For an example of a Japanese celadon dish such as this, see Barbara Brennan Ford and Oliver R. Impey, Japanese Art from the Gerry Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1989, page 67, cat no. 35.


Diameter 40.5 cm / 16"