Jorge Welsh: KO-SOMETSUKE. Chinese Porcelain for the Japanese Market. London, 2013. 111 pp. Full page colour plates and colour text plates throughout. 30x24 cm. Boards.
Dealer's catalogue showing 35 exhibits of late Ming dynasty blue-and-white wares produced for the Japanese market, known as ko-sometsuke. The pieces illustrated are food dishes (mukozuke) produced for use during the tea ceremony. The pieces are in a variety of shapes, including fish, horses, oxen, leaves, peaches, aubergines, shells, fans and musical instruments. All illustrated in colour and fully described.
Item 116 in List 204.
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