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Edo period (1615–1868)

ca. 1660

Japan

Underglaze blue (Arita ware)

H:5 cm D:37.5 cm

This porcelain dish is decorated with the Dutch East India Co. monogram V.O.C (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie). Only the Dutch were allowed to trade with Japan for the majority of the Edo Period (1615–1868). They were restrcited to a small island in the South-West called Deshima, which is off the coast of Nagasaki. It is here they were able purchase the highly prized Japanese porcelain. 

This dish has a white background decorated ornately in underglaze blue, with a paneled border around the rim. This is typical of the type of export ware known as kraak, which originated in China and was imitated by potters in Japan at the request of the Dutch.

WEB1146

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Edo period (1615–1868)

ca. 1660

Japan

Underglaze blue (Arita ware)

H:6 cm D:36 cm

This porcelain dish is decorated with the Dutch East India Co. monogram V.O.C (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie). Only the Dutch were allowed to trade with Japan for the majority of the Edo Period (1615–1868). They were restrcited to a small island in the South-West called Deshima, which is off the coast of Nagasaki. It is here they were able purchase the highly prized Japanese porcelain. 

This dish has a white background decorated ornately in underglaze blue, with a paneled border around the rim. This is typical of the type of export ware known as kraak, which originated in China and was imitated by potters in Japan at the request of the Dutch.

WEB1144

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Edo period (1615–1868)

ca. 1660

Japan

Underglaze blue (Arita ware)

H:5 cm D:37.5 cm

This porcelain dish is decorated with the Dutch East India Co. monogram V.O.C (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie). Only the Dutch were allowed to trade with Japan for the majority of the Edo Period (1615–1868). They were restrcited to a small island in the South-West called Deshima, which is off the coast of Nagasaki. It is here they were able purchase the highly prized Japanese porcelain. 

This dish has a white background decorated ornately in underglaze blue, with a paneled border around the rim. This is typical of the type of export ware known as kraak, which originated in China and was imitated by potters in Japan at the request of the Dutch.

WEB1143

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Japan.

c.1700

Decorated with a landscape made for the Dutch East India company.

WEB1141

 

A large Japanese Arita blue and white charger in Kraak style, a central monogram of VOC, the Dutch East india Company. The charger is decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. The out rim of the charger is divided in 6 panels interspersed with 6 borders. The panels exhibit a variety of garden scenes including bamboo and flowering peonies emerging from the rocks. The central monogram is surrounded by pomegranate, camellia and a flying phoenix.

W 330mm H 50mm

Ref: WEB1110

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17th century Each rectangular bottle decorated with cartouches enclosing pruns and scholarly landscapes, the biscuits fired borders and shoulder with traces of gilt-lacquer.

Ref: WEB1058

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Shoki Imari with fish net design vase fitted in a wooden box (3510)

W 70mm H 130mm

Ref: WEB937

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Blue and white double gourd bottle vase fitted in a old box (3196)

W 95mm H 215mm

Ref: WEB936

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Underglazed cobalt decorated deer in the center. (5120B)

W 315mm H 55mm

Ref: WEB796

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A square bottle depicting the salt making process.(4858)

W 70mm H 134mm

Ref: WEB764

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