A blue and white square dish, 17th century

Lot 2303. A blue and white square dish, 17th century. Sold for US$ 1,187 (€1,105)Photo Bonhams

Sturdily potted and likely made for the Japanese market, the flat mouth rim and central well adorned in densely composed stylized floral motifs, raised on a thick foot (notable kiln flaws). 6 1/2in (16.5cm) wide

Property from the Xanadu Gallery, San Francisco, California

NotesFor similar designs on a teapot published as circa 1600-1627, see the Oriental Ceramics Society, Hong Kong,Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners, 1981, p. 107, no. 55.

BonhamsASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 11 Dec 2015 10:00 PST, SAN FRANCISCO