A LARGE KAKIEMON-STYLE VASE, EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
the oviform vase with tall, ring neck and rounded foot, decorated in underglaze blue with three panels, the first depicting a sennin beneath rocks beside plantain, the second with a scholar and attendant beneath a tree, the third panel with long-tailed birds among pomegranates, all bordered with a wave design beneath a band of lappets and scrolling foliage to the shoulder
54 cm., 21¼ in. high
- This has a slight glaze crack running across the base.
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