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  • Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 'Asian Art', 24 March 2003, lot 184

  • Catalogue Essay

    For the present dish Kenkichi Tomimoto incorporated a line from a poem by the Tang dynasty poet 杜甫(Du Fu): 一徑野花落 (The wild flowers are fallen on the lane), 孤村春水生 (The spring rain fallen on the quiet village).

122

Dish

circa 1950
Stoneware, underglaze brushed designs beneath a transparent glaze.
38.3 cm (15 1/8 in.) diameter
Painted artist's mark. Together with signed wooden box.

Estimate
£3,000 - 4,000 

Sold for £3,024

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The Art of Fire: Selections from the Dr John P. Driscoll Collection

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