Arita porcelain charger. Blue and White, Genroku Period, Japan, c. 1690.
Arita porcelain blue and white charger, Arita, Japan, Genroku Period, c. 1690. Hand painted to the centre, in underglaze blue, with a garden scene of a large jardiniere containing a flowering plant, upon which is perched a bird, beckoning a bird flying above.
All within a broad border, painted with a dense band of scrolling foliage.
The reverse with six spur marks, within an unglazed footrim.
Diameter – 36 cm, 14”.
Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.