Fishes yokai plate

Polychrome celadon ceramic four-lobed tray with two fish yôkai dressed in yukata, a light kimono worn in summer. The yôkai are supernatural creatures from Japanese folklore. Most of the ceramic is glazed, except for the brown skin of yôkai which has a matte finish.

Unidentified mark.

Japan – Taishô era (1912-1926)
Height: 1.2 in. (3.4 cm) – diameter: 6.3 in. (16.3 cm)