Archive
Mid Edo
1720 - 1770
Hizen Imari Porcelain
No.113
Sometsuke Botan Karakusa Nagazara      
 
1750 - 1780

8 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2" deep
Sometsuke (hand painted in under glaze blue), with a center design of botan (peony), surrounded by
tako-karakusa (a scroll-desingn resembling an octopus leg) on the border, marked to base with
fuki-choshun

Similar design is found in the book, Shibata Collection IV, No.202