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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    A pair of Blue and White Arita Dishes, late 17th Century, with Johanneum Mark N:381 vvv

    Price Realised  

    A pair of Blue and White Arita Dishes, late 17th Century, with Johanneum Mark N:381 vvv
    decorated in underglaze blue and of similar design with three elegant cranes on the ground, the reverse with leafy floral sprays and a fuku mark within a double square -- 6 7/8in. (17.4cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    The Johanneum mark to the base indicates that these dishes come from the Royal Collection of Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony, King of Poland


    Literature

    For a similar dish see Eva Strober, 'La Maladie de Porcelaine, East Asian Porcelain from the Collection of Augustus the Strong', Leipzig 2001, pl.63, p144.