Antique Japanese Ceramic Tray with Plum and Calligraphy Design
Tray has a painting of a plum blossom, and a poem in stylized calligraphy about plum in early spring. This tray would have been used to serve sweets during tea ceremony. Comes in its original wooden (kiri) storage box and with its own beautiful silk jacket. Signature on the bottom of the plate reads: Kenzan (a descendant of Kenzan Ogata).
- Early 19th century
- 9 1/2" h x 8 1/4" w x 1 1/4" d
- 24.1cm h x 21cm w x 3.2cm d
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