Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Japanese Arita blue and white bottle vase, c.1670, of pear-shaped form, decorated to the bulbous body with a landscape scene of a rocky island with thatched building, a craggy shoreline with a village of stilted houses among rockwork and pines and two figures walking along a jetty; mountains shrouded in mist visible in the background, the foot with two concentric circles
Height: 36cm. (14 3/16in)
For some examples of this shape of vase see Oliver Impey's book 'Japanese Export Porcelain' which illustrates pieces from the the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
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