A Rare Arita Sometsuke Ox

Genroku Period (1688-1704)
Porcelain, underglaze blue
Arita kilns, Japan.
H:12.5cm, W:16cm

A Rare Arita Blue and White (Sometsuke) model of a recumbent Ox seated on an irregularly shaped base. Made for the export market based on the Dutch Delft model of Ox, exclusively commissioned by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) during the Genroku Period.

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