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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A Kenjo Imari bowl

    DAI MIN MANREKI NENSEI [MADE IN THE GREAT MING DYNASTY WANLI ERA], EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

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    Estimate

    A Kenjo Imari bowl
    Dai min manreki nensei [Made in the great Ming dynasty Wanli era], Edo Period (18th-19th century)
    The deep bowl with slightly everted rim, decorated in iron-red, green, aubergine and black enamels and gilt on underglaze blue with ho-o birds and formal panels, the reverse with fish
    22cm. diam.


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    For a similar example see Idemitsu Museum of Art, Japanese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, (Tokyo, 1990), pl.507

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