Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Large Japanese Kakiemon blue and white dish with foliate rim, early 18th century, decorated with a man and his boy holding a parasol looking across a river at a lady holding a fan beside her attendant, with pine, prunus, bamboo and two birds, in the foreground a fisherman with his nets, the reverse with a meander scroll and with a fuku (happiness) mark to base, diameter: 13 5/8in., 34.6cm; condition: small chips to rim, firing faults. A similar dish from the collection of the Duke of Portland can now be seen in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, 1978.716 and is illustrated in Ayers, Impey & Mallet, 'Porcelain for Palaces' (1990), p. 158, pl. 134. This design was later copied by Amstel porcelain and Delft, for further information see C.J.A. Jorge, Porcelain and the Dutch China Trade, (The Hague, 1982), p.143. SOLD
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