Japanese Blue and White wares 18th Century
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Height 63 mm (2.48 inch), diameter of rim 110 mm (4.33 inch), diameter of footring 45 mm (1.77 inch), weight 167 grams (5.89 ounce (oz.))
Octagonal bowl on footring, steep sides and an underglaze brown-edged rim. Decorated in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of a figure and attendant carrying a parasol near a waterfall and two figures seated on a table in a rocky landscape. The well with a five branch snowflake floret within a double circle, the rim with a band of zig-zag lines and dots. Marked on the base with a square fuku (good luck) mark in running script.
For an identically, shaped, sized and decorated bowl, please see:
- Oriental Export Market Porcelain and its influence on European Wares, (G.A. Godden, Granada Publishers Limited, London/New York/Sydney/Toronto/Johannesburg/Auckland, 1979), p.309, cat. 223.
For a similarly shaped and decorated bowl, please see:
- Ko-Imari from the collection of Oliver Impey, (Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 1997), pp.138-139, cat. 77.
Condition: A tiny frit to the rim.
Price: € 499 - $ 555 - £ 450
(the $ and £ prices are approximates and depend on the € price exchange rate)