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A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840.


Our Price: £530.00
Description

A rare and beautiful matched pair of Japanese Some-tsuke (blue and white) Arita Imari porcelain dishes modelled in the form of an open lotus leaf with detailed veining and realistic turned leaf edges.
 
Finely hand decorated in under glaze blue and elegantly depicting a Humming bird in flight on each dish flying toward each other above a profusion of delicately painted flora, fauna and reeds adjacent to a meandering river.
 
The reverse of the dish continues the theme and features a further Humming bird on each dish in flight, heading toward a cluster of reeds and bamboo.
 
Made during the early part of the 19th century (notice the un glazed swirling foot rim), these delightful dishes, were intended for serving delicacies.
 
Measurements:
 
Both 7ins (7.5 cms) in Diameter
 
Condition:
 
Excellent for their age with only slight discolouration and minor roughness to parts of the rim but with no damage loss or restoration.


 

 
A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840.
A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840. A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840. A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840. A delightful matched pair of Japanese Edo Period hand painted porcelain Arita Imari Some-tsuke three dimensional lotus leaf shaped dishes – c1840.