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Pair of Japanese Arita Blue and White Ewers, C 1680

U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
U905 Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers, c 1680
Ref: U905
£ 2,500

Pair of Japanese Arita blue and white ewers,Edo period c 1680, with loop handles, decorated with three panels to the bulbous lower body containing figures in a landscape against a ground of karakusa, the necks with a stylised formal floral sprays against a lotus scrollwork design, the handles pierced for a cover,


Dimensions:

Height: 9 1/16in. (23 cm.);


Condition:

one ewer with crack to base of handle neatly restored.


Notes:

Edo period or Tokugawa period is between 1603 and 1867 For a similar ewer see the British Museum Collection, Museum No. Franks.1693; a very similar ewer can also be found in the collection of The Museum Het Koopmanshus, Franeker, C 580 and is illustrated in Jorg, Christiaan, Fine and Curious: Japanese Export Porcelain in Dutch Collections, Hotei: Amsterdam, 2003