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84
AN ARITA TANKARD EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,8002,500
JUMP TO LOT
84
AN ARITA TANKARD EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,8002,500
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Japanese Art

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AN ARITA TANKARD EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
of typical form decorated in underglaze blue with figures in landscapes, loop handle decorated with karakusa
24 cm., 9 1/4  in. high.
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Catalogue Note

A similar example sold in these rooms, Fine Japanese Art sale, 6th November 2018, lot 62.

Tankards were ordered from Japan by the VOC (the Dutch East India Company) in different shapes and sizes from 1663. Stoneware examples were sent to be copied and many were later mounted in silver or pewter (see lot 81).

Fine Japanese Art

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