Plate (part of tea set), porcelain, maker unknown, Japan, 1850-1886
A fine porcelain plate with a white back ground and a gloss finish. Featuring large scene of marine life below river including various types of fish, a lobster, prawn and cuttlefish, There is also flock of birds flying overhead and village in background. The rim is decorated with gold ornamentation on an iron-red border.
Two kanji characters painted in red on the base