Dish with Vine Spray Design
- Hizen ware, kokutani type
- Japan Edo period, 17th century
- h: 10cm md: 42cm bd: 20.7cm
This type of work has long been known as ao-kutani ware and it was thought that such pieces were fired in Kutani village in present-day Ishikawa prefecture. Kiln excavations at Arita, however, have clarified that this type of large dish was fired at Arita during the 1650s.