A finely enamelled Japanese export bowl decorated with Chrysanthemums and Peonies between a pair of Fan Shaped reserves of Kiku form. The petals alternating between a gilt leaf and tendril blue brocade and an unusual iron red shaded wash. The veins of the gilt leaves created by the use of a scraffito technique. The interior with a band of peony and prunus sprigs. The central well of the bowl decorated with an iron red and gilt kiku mon. A single ring to the interior of the foot-rim of the bowl. Dating circa 1710-30.
The bowl is thinly potted with a neatly finished square cut profile footring. It measures 15.5cm in diameter and stands 8cm high and is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration, please see images.