Japanese blue and white kakiemon style lobed dish, Edo period (late 17th century)

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Japanese blue and white kakiemon style lobed dish, Edo period (late 17th century)

£6,500.00

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Japanese blue and white kakiemon style lobed dish, Edo period (late 17th century), decorated in the centre with two figures or scholars on a riverbank gazing at a waterfall from beneath a pine tree, the wide border decorated with a continuous scene of two tigers on rockwork amidst bamboo, blossoming prunus and other flowering plants, the petalled rim glazed brown, the reverse decorated with a scroll of karakusa and a cursive fuku mark (‘happiness’) to the base, diameter: 10 4/6 in. (27 cm.); condition: tiny frit to rim. There is a dish of identical design illustrated in Jörg, Christiaan, ‘Fine and Curious, Japanese Export Porcelain in Dutch Collections’, p.147, no.162. Another slightly larger example is illustrated in ‘Porcelain for Palaces: The Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750’, p. 158, no. 133, formerly in the collection of the Duchess of Portland.

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Material and Technique Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration
Origin Japanese
Period 17th Century
Condition Other
Diameter 27cm.

Product REF: U729