A JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE KAKIEMON LOBED BOWL EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY | 柿右衛門 染付深鉢、江戸時代、17世紀後期-18世紀初 「金」銘
Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD
A JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE KAKIEMON LOBED BOWL EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
柿右衛門 染付深鉢、江戸時代、17世紀後期-18世紀初 「金」銘
supported on a slightly tapered foot rising to petal-shaped sides, each lobe on the exterior with a panel painted with pomegranate, bamboo, prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, the center of the interior with a riverscape scene, the well painted with further pomegranate issuing from rockwork and a pair of egrets, the base with a kin mark within a double-square, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N:iii.ww.
Width: 7⅛ in.
In overall good condition with minor firing imperfections and light surface wear.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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The Royal Collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, Dresden
Vanderven and Vanderven, 's-Hertogenbosch, 2004
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 378, p. 716, illus.
The 1721 inventory of the Japanese Palace lists ‘N: 111. Four pcs. 5-cornered lobed bowls, with brown rims…’ Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, p. 716. One more example is in the Porzellansammlung, Dresden (P.O. 1818). The 1779 inventory of the Japanese Palace only lists one bowl.