An antique Japanese porcelain boat form serving dish. It is thought this type of boat form dish may represent the mythical Takarabune (Treasure Ship) from Japanese folklore that sails each New Years Day bringing good fortune to those who see it.
Late 19th century
Width 13.25 Depth 8.25 Height 3.5 inches
Large Japanese Meiji Porcelain Imari Boat Form Serving Dish Platter