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Fine Large Kameyama Koi Boat-shaped Bowl Edo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1151964

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A rare large Kameyama bowl of sanpan form decorated to the interior with a painting of a large koi carp. The border decorated with patterns of prunus against a cracked ice pattern and sekigaha wave pattern. The exterior decorated with auspicious Bats. The stern displaying a seal mark for the Kameyama (Turtle mountain) kiln. The dish was probably produced for use in Shippoku Ryori, Chinese style table dining, the famous Edo period cuisine of Nagasaki. The Kameyama kiln was closed in 1865 at the end of the Edo period. The dish measures 31cm in length and approximately 13cm at its widest and 6.5cm at its highest point. Overall good condition, two tiny flakes to the base, a larger coarse scar to the underside of the bow portion of the dish, where a porcelain support had been used in the firing. Further images available on request. Shipping at Cost.