A Rare 17th Century Japanese Porcelain Dish - 25269
A Rare 17th Century Japanese Porcelain Dish - 25269A Rare 17th Century Japanese Porcelain Dish - 25269A Rare 17th Century Japanese Porcelain Dish - 25269

A Rare Gold, Red and Black Decorated 17th Century Japanese Porcelain Dish

A rare small early gold, black and red decorated Japanese Porcelain dish c.1655-1670. This unusual dish, made for the Japanese domestic market, was perhaps made at the Nangawara Kilns. A number of dish with raised Nyoi – Head moulding have been attributed to the Nangawara Kilns during this period (1655-1670). The cavetto of the present dish is moulded in relief with Nyoi – Heads containing complex decoration. The painting depicts mountains with trees set around water, two buildings including a temple as well as a flock of birds flying.

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A Related Japanese Taste Dish that Purchased by Augustus the Strong, Germany.

A Rare Early Japanese Porcelain Dish from the Collection of Augustus the Strong, Arita Kilns c.1655-1670, Acquired by Augustus the Strong in 1721.

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Provenance: Augustus the Strong (1670 – 1733).

The Royal Collection at The Japanese Palace, Dresden, Wheel Engraved Johanneum Inventory Mark to the Base N : 17 Followed by a Square.

The Square Represents the `Krack` section of the inventory, this Japanese dish appears to come under Chapter IV. Table services of 1721.

A Rare Early Japanese Porcelain Dish from the Collection of Augustus the Strong, Arita Kilns c.1655-1670, Acquired by Augustus the Strong in 1721.

 

Japanese porcelain - Augustus the Strong Collection



Condition: In very good condition, there are two minute glaze flakes to the front edge. Some rubbing to the overglazed decoration.

Size: Diameter - 14.8 cm (5 3/4 inches)

Provenance: From a Private English Collection of Japanese and Chinese Porcelain.

References: Examples of this colour scheme applied to Japanese Porcelain can be see in : Complete Catalogue of Shibata Collection (Kyushu Ceramic Museum,2003) for example plates 0810, 0864 and 0871.

Stock number: 25269.