Four 19th century antique Japanese sometsuke (blue underglaze) plates hand painted with a scene of a man crossing a bridge with mountains in the background, with written characters to the side, which may be a poem. 6 7/8" across. One has an old repair to a chip on the underside. The others are free of cracks and chips, have some minor manufacturing pits and bumps.
FOUR ANTIQUE JAPANESE HAND PAINTED SOMETSUKE PLATES BLUE AND WHITE listed in:
Antique and Vintage Pottery
, Asian Antiques, The China Barrel