Dish with Heron Design
- Hizen ware, nabeshima type
- Japan Edo period, 17th century
- h: 5.8cm md: 28.6cm bd: 18.5cm
- Gift of Yamamoto Masayuki
Three white herons were carefully drawn in fine lined form, with a lush flow of brushwork used to depict the movement of the lotus leaves. This highly refined and finished quality makes this a superior example of Nabeshima ware.