A Fine and Rare Pair of Arita Blue & White Islamic Shaped Ewers

Porcelain, underglaze blue.


Saga prefecture, Japan.

W 25cm H 29cm

SKU: 4309 Category:

A pair of ewers with wide rounded sides, which tapers toward the galleried rim, an elongated shallow s-shaped spout is attached to the lower section of the main body, a sturdy u-shaped handle with a small loop for the metallic lid, joins the mouth rim to the main body, all raised on a tall foot. Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, the central panel depicting a garden scene with two birds amongst sprouting bamboo from rockwork. The foot, side panels, handle and spout is elaborately decorated with floral scrolling. Produced for the Middle Eastern market.