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Two Porcelain Gorgelets (Kendi)
Two Porcelain Gorgelets (Kendi)

ARITA WARE, KAKIEMON STYLE, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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Two Porcelain Gorgelets (Kendi)
Arita ware, Kakiemon style, Edo period (late 17th century)
The globular bodies modelled in high relief with Hotei seated holding his treasure sack and painted in polychrome enamels over a clear glaze with scrolling vines and flowers, the spouts decorated with Chinese fans and the bases of the necks with formal lappet bands
7 5/8in. (22.3cm.) high (2)
Provenance
Drayton House, Northamptonshire

Lot Essay

Previously sold Christie's, London, 17 November, 1998, lot 9

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