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Dish with Two Men Playing Go

Overall: 2.4 x 13.8 cm (15/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
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This modest serving dish is decorated with two figures playing chess, or go in Japanese. The green color is typical of kutani porcelain. This dish was produced for the export market after Japan replaced China as Europe’s primary source for export porcelain.
Dish with Two Men Playing Go

Dish with Two Men Playing Go


Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)

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