Pair of Japanese Arita Kakiemon Ewers, Edo Period
Archive item - not for sale
Pair of Japanese Arita Kakiemon ewers, Edo Period, late 17th Century, of oviform body, cylindrical neck and cup-shaped mouth with pinched spout and high looped handle with European mounts and a shell hinge, the body painted with panels of chrysanthemum and lotus with foliage interspersed by flowerheads within scrolling karakusa, and flowerheads with formal floral motifs to the neck.,
Height: 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.).
There is a similar pair in the collection of the Gardiner Museum. SOLD