A Japanese Circular Shino Ware Dish
Edo Period- 17th century.
High Fired Stoneware with iron-oxide.
Shino Kilns, Japan.
Sturdily potted the circular dish rising from a short footrim, with uneven sides depicting a simplified iris plant, covered in an uneven thick white glaze, which at times exposes the dark clay body and also exhibits fine crazing.
• A similar example is in the British Museum, London. Museum number Franks.1825.
• Private Japanese Collection.