A SHOKI IMARI DISH
EDO PERIOD, 1630-1640s
the circular dish with narrow rim on ring foot, decorated in underglaze blue with a hare among tempestuous waves beneath wispy clouds, bordered by a band of lappets and scrollwork to the rim
20.4 cm, 8 in. diam.
Sekido Museum of Art, Yamatake Yoshikazu Collection – Early Imari Exhibition (Tokyo, 2014), pl.48 p.44