artist: unknown
title: ko-imari, sometsuke, a pair (two), circa. mid 17th century
media: ceramic
dimention: 8″ diameter  X  1″

This pair of Sometsuke plates, which depict leaves floating in waves, are early pieces (mid.17th century) of Arita ware produced when Japanese artisans were still learning and mastering the craft from the Korean ceramicists.