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Japanese 'Moon Viewing' boy with puppy, Edo Period

Japanese 'Moon Viewing' Boy with Puppy, Edo Period

R710 Japanese 'Moon Viewing' boy with puppy, Edo Period
R710 Japanese 'Moon Viewing' boy with puppy, Edo Period
R710 Japanese 'Moon Viewing' boy with puppy, Edo Period
Ref: R710
Archive item - not for sale

Japanese 'Moon Viewing' boy with puppy, Edo Period, circa 1690, holding a vase in his right hand with his face upturned and smiling with a puppy at his feet, his robes decorated in verte imari, with black enamel to the hair and the spots on the puppy, Moon viewing (tsukimi) was a Japanese custom where people would gather with specially made rice cakes to look at the mid-autumn moon (chushu no meigetsu), the full moon in the middle of the ninth lunar month as said to be absolutely spherical and very beautiful. SOLD


Dimensions:

height: 12 3/4in. 32.5cm.