• Lot 400

    Two pairs of Arita blue and white Namban dishes

    CIRCA 1820-50

    Price Realised  

    Two pairs of Arita blue and white Namban dishes
    Circa 1820-50
    Comprising a pair of dishes and a pair of scalloped saucer dishes decorated with a hatted Dutch figure standing on the deck of a boat looking through a telescope over the water at distant mountains, one with gold lacquer restoration
    16.5 and 29 cm. diam. (4)


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    For a dish with a similar decoration see the catalogue of the Kobe City Museum, Arita ware with Dutch figure design & Japanese and imported European Glass in the Edo period, Kobe, 1998, p. 65, nr. 57.

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