Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680

Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 1
Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 2
Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 3
Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 4
Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 5
Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680 - image 6

Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680

£2,500.00

Description

Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680, with loop handles, decorated with three panels to the bulbous lower body containing figures in a landscape against a ground of karakusa, the necks with a stylised formal floral sprays against a lotus scrollwork design, the handles pierced for a cover, height: 9 1/16in. (23 cm.); one ewer with crack to base of handle neatly restored. For a similar ewer see the British Museum Collection, Museum No. Franks.1693.

Download PDF
item details
Material and Technique Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue
Origin Japanese
Period 17th Century
Condition Other
Dimensions Height: 23cm.

Product REF: U905