Densely painted with a rabbit or hare to the centre, with eight radiating diaper panels, inset with four circular bird medallions, 14.3cm diameter, Fu mark to the base.
Provenance: Exhibit no.130 named ‘Iroe Marumonn Kozara’ 色絵丸文小皿 at the exhibition: Kosometsuke and Shonzui: Momoyama culture meets Jindezhen kiln 桃山文化と景徳鎮窯の出合い, dated 15th-27th October 1981 at the Takashimaya Department Store, Yokohama, Japan.
For a similar example, please see Kilburn, Richard S. Transitional Wares and their Forerunners, The Oriental Ceramics Society, Hong Kong, 1981, p 141 and 183, pl. 167.
Sold on behalf of an Asian private collector to a private English private collector in April 2021 for £13,200.