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Japan Edo middle Period "Japon de Commande" Imari Bowl

Japan Edo middle Period "Japon de Commande" Imari Bowl


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1112225

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Large bowl. Provenance: Japan. Dating: Late 18th early 19th century, c.1800. Large bowl on footring with a glazed base, decorated in underglaze blue and various overglaze enamels. Round the exterior rim a trellis pattern band with four cartouches filled with leaves. On the exterior wall a continuous decoration of houses with figures sitting on a terrace, river view landscapes with mountains, clouds, trees, sailing boats, bridges and figures. Near the footring a border design as copied from Chinese Transitional porcelain and on the outer footring a silkworm pattern border. On the base a decoration of a single flowering branch. On the bottom a totally faded and worn off decoration of a sailing ship surrounded by a trellis pattern border with four cartouches filled with leaves. On the inner wall a decoration of houses with figures sitting on a terrace, river view landscapes with mountains, clouds, trees, sailing boats, bridges and figures. Round the interior rim a trellis pattern border with four cartouches filled with leaves. These large bowls must have been made by special order and can be considered "Japon de Commande". Dimensions: Height: 115 mm (4.53 inch), Diameter: 250 mm (9.84 inch), Diameter of footring: 113 mm (4.45 inch). Condition: Two small restored chips and a firing flaw to the rim.