A Japanese Circular Shino Ware Dish

Edo Period- 17th century.
High Fired Stoneware with iron-oxide.
Shino Kilns, Japan.
D: 24.5cm.

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.

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