AN ARITA MODEL OF A HOUND
EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
the seated model with one raised paw, decorated in iron red, brown, black enamels and gilt with a collar and bell around his neck
26 cm, 10 1/4 in.
The Dutch, van Loon family, shareholders of the Dutch East India company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie)