Dish with Design of Auspicious Motifs on a Wave Pattern
- Hizen ware, nabeshima type
- Japan Edo period, 17th century
- h: 9.5cm md: 36.1cm bd: 16.7cm
The celadon wares of Nabeshima ware blend their celadon glaze with a slightly ash-toned underglaze blue decoration, as seen here in this impressive array of the so-called "happō, or eight jewels" motifs scattered on the vessel surface.