A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish Song dynasty | 宋 烏漆葵式盤
A black lacquer mallow-shaped dish
the base with two seal marks, Japanese wood box
Overall good condition for its age and type. There are typical age crackles and small flakes, especially to the raised ribs and footring, as well as a tiny dent to the metal mounting.
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Collection of Sakamoto Gorō (1923-2016).