Lot 105. A Ko-Kutani dish, Fuku mark, Edo period, circa 1650–60; 26.4 cm, 10 3/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the helmet shaped dish (kabuto-gata) decorated in purple, yellow, green, blue and black enamels with a central roundel of pine trees among rocks beneath clouds, borderdly vertical stripes in yellow, blue and purple, the rim with a wreath pattern, the reverse with floral sprays and Fuku mark.