The dish with a foliate rim on a raised foot, decorated in polychrome overglaze enamels with a magpie perched on a cherry blossom tree branch, and the underside with arrow-shaped strokes.
A Fine Ko-Kutani Foliate Dish
Edo Period- c.1650 – 1660
Porcelain, overglaze enamels.
• Miss Lucy Truman Aldrich, Providence, Rhode Island, acquired as a gift in the early 1950s.
• The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller.
• llustrated in ‘The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection’ by R. Ellsworth and A. Christy, et al., New York, Vol. III, 1993, p. 131, no. 77.