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Japanese Blue and White Arita Dish, Circa 1700

V248 Japanese blue and white Arita dish, circa 1700
V248 Japanese blue and white Arita dish, circa 1700
V248 Japanese blue and white Arita dish, circa 1700
Ref: V248
£ 1,100

Japanese blue and white Arita dish, circa 1700, decorated in the Chinese kraak style, the centre with a bird perched on a rock and one in flight, with flowers and pomegranates, the rim divided into six panels alternating with peony and bamboo with cherry blossom, Provenance: From the Collection of Timothy Lewis (1937-2004), Melplash Court, Dorset.


Dimensions:

Diameter: 14 7/16in. 36.6cm.


Notes:

Japanese dishes with similar decoration are known to have sometimes carried the V.O.C. monogram, as can be seen on the dish in the Princessehof Museum Collection, inv. no. 935.