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PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION

A KAKIEMON VASE EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
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67

PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION

A KAKIEMON VASE EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Japanese Art

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A KAKIEMON VASE EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
oviform with short ring neck and deep foot rim, decorated in iron red, green, yellow, aubergine, blue and black enamels, with three panels each containing two Chinese figures, one under a parasol and the other with a fan, amongst plum and bamboo issuing from rockwork, a bird perched in the upper bowing branches, the panels divided by flowerheads and scrolling foliage, the neck and foot with underglaze blue circumferential lines alternately bordering flowers and a geometric design
30.3 cm, 11 8/9  in.
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Catalogue Note

For a similar Kakiemon vase in the collection of Augustus the Strong, Dresden, see Friedrich Reichel, Early Japanese Porcelain: Arita Porcelain in the Dresden Collection (Leipzig, 1980), pl.18.

For another in the collection of the Dukes of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, see Mark Hinton and Oliver Impey, Kakiemon Porcelain from the English Country House (London, 1989), pl.35 p.57.

For other comparable vases see John Ayers, Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, 1980), pl 260; Soame Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain (London, 1965), no. 57b (ex. coll. Richard de la Mare); John Ayers et al., Porcelain for Palaces: The Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650 – 1750, exh. cat. (London, 1990), pl. 138 (also coll. Porzellansammlung, Dresden); Gervase Jackson-Stops, ed., The Treasure Houses of Britain, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, (Washington, D. C., 1985), pl. 131 (coll. Woburn Abbey); Yabe Yoshiaki, ed., Imari, Nihon no bijiutsu 6, no. 157 (Tokyo, 1979), no. 121 (coll. Matsuoka Museum); ibid, Kakiemon, vol. 20 of Nihon toji taisei [Compendium of Japanese ceramics] (Tokyo, 1989), pl. 36 (coll. Matsuoka Museum).

Fine Japanese Art

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