Japanese Imari porcelain ‘Dutchmen’ bowl,

£680.00

Japanese Imari porcelain ‘Dutchmen’ bowl, Meiji Period. Hand painted to the interior, with four panels of Dutch traders in 17th Century costume, upon underglaze blue grounds. The panels separated by a ground of a repeating textile motif, painted in Kenjo Imari style, around a central medallion painted with a Kirin. The exterior, painted with roundels, containing Hotei with his sack, between elaborate stylised floral scroll, and above a continuous band of underglaze blue lappet.

Medium: Porcelain

Height: 7 cm, 2 3/4”.

Width: 19 cm, 7 1/2”.

Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.