Kakiemon porcelain bowl ‘Deshima Island’, c. 1690. Edo Period.

Kakiemon porcelain petal lobed bowl, c. 1690. Edo Period. The finely potted bowl, painted in underglaze blue, with a scene influenced by an engraving by Frederik van Frijtom, of the Dutch East Indies trading port at Deshima Island, or Scheveningen.
A man leads a cow before European style buildings, whilst further figures converse, before rocks, and trees.

The interior, with an underglaze blue petal motif, within concentric circles. Having a chocolate brown rim, and twin line decoration to the footrim.

Fuku mark, in a square seal, within a circle to the base.

Height – 8 cm, 3 1/8”.

Diameter – 12 cm, 4 3/4”.

Please note, that whilst the images may suggest that the bowl is the size of a tea bowl, it is, in reality, significantly larger.

Medium: Porcelain

Condition: Gilt lacquer, kintsugi, repair to the rim. Otherwise in perfect condition.