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19c tea ceremony Arita porcelain sweetmeat DISH

19c tea ceremony Arita porcelain sweetmeat DISH


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1103408
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century small underglaze blue and white Japanese Arita porcelain sweetmeat dish used during tea ceremony in lozenge shape with decoration of 2 boys among bushes on the inside, and scrolling vines on the outside. Great intentionally careless potting with indented corners, wonderful thick glaze with minute bubbles, beautiful dark spots in the paste consistent with age. Very good quality freehand painting, overall in excellent condition. Length 4 1/8 inches. The piece comes from a small East Coast collection.