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A Pair of Kakiemon Dishes
A Pair of Kakiemon Dishes

CURSIVE FUKU MARKS, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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A Pair of Kakiemon Dishes
Cursive Fuku Marks, Edo Period (late 17th century)
Decorated in underglaze blue with the design traditionally known in Holland as 'Unhappy Love' with figures on rocky outcrops with a fisherman in a boat on a river, chocolate rim
27.5cm. diam. (2)

Lot Essay

This design was copied by Amstel porcelain and Delft, see C.J.A. Jorge, Porcelain and the Dutch China Trade, (The Hague, 1982), pl.157 and 120. A similar dish is in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, Reitlinger Gift 1978.716 - illustrated Oriental Ceramic Society, Porcelain for Palaces: The Fashion for Japan in Europe, 1650-1750 (London, 1990), p.158, no.134, formerly in the collection of the Duchess of Portland at Welbeck Abbey.

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