3.5 x 12.0 cm
The small 'hole bottom' dish decorated with a single fish, cleverly painted in iron glaze to stimulate a goldfish colour, must have been very popular. Large numbers have been excavated at sites throughout Southeast Asia, predominately in the Philippines at sites in southern Luzon and Manila.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.137.
Roxanna M Brown and Adrian Joseph (Editors), South-East Asian and Chinese Trade Pottery, Hong Kong, 1979. In this publication a work of similar style is illustrated, pg. 47, 50 (illus.), cat. no. 56.
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Export Ceramics', Sydney, 2003, 137 (colour illus.).