An Arita Dish
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An Arita Dish

CURSIVE FUKU MARK, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH-EARLY 18TH CENTURY)

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An Arita Dish
Cursive Fuku mark, Edo period (late 17th-early 18th century)
Decorated in underglaze blue with the design known as 'Deshima Island' with three foreigners standing in an undulating Dutch landscape, chocolate rim
18.8cm. diam.
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Please note that the size of this lot is 18.8cm and not as stated in the catalogue. It is correct on LotFinder and sold as viewed.

Lot Essay

Christiaan Jorg suggests that although traditionally known as Deshima, it is not the Dutch factory in Nagasaki, but is more likely to be Scheveningen, a fisherman's village on the Dutch coast near the Hague.1

1. Christiaan J.A. Jorg, Fine & Curious, Japanese Export Porcelain in Dutch Collections, (Amsterdam, 2003), p.240, pl.306-312

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