Dish with flowers and birds, 18th century. Chinese with Dutch decoration. A Japanese Kakiemon-style bird-and-flower painting has been used here by a Dutch painter to decorate a Chinese porcelain blank.
Dish with Fan-and-Wave Design Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: ca. 1780 Culture: Japan Medium: Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type) Dimensions: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Diam. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) Classification: Ceramic