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2011724
2011724

Sold Ceramics - Sold Japanese Imari 1690-1800 - Dishes - Page 2

 

Object 2011724

 

Dish

 

Japan

 

1700-1730

 

Height 35 mm (1.38 inch), diameter of rim 219 mm (8.62 inch), diameter of footring 115 mm (4.53 inch), weight 384 grams (13.54 ounce (oz.))

 

Dish on footring, flat rim. On the base five spur-marks in a X-pattern. Imari, decorated in underglaze blue, iron-red and gold with two quails amongst flowering plants surrounded by a border of half chrysanthemum flower heads in gold on an underglaze blue ground. On the sides and rim leafy and flowering peony scrolls. The reverse is undecorated. 

 

The quail, or a pair of quails, fairly often used as a motif on fine porcelain, is a symbol of courage because of its fighting qualities. (Jörg & Van Campen 1997, p.213)

 

Condition: A hairline to the rim.

 

Reference:

Jörg & Van Campen 1997, p.213

 

Price: Sold.

 

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