Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
A very well preserved Arita kendhi with moulded ribs, decorated in the imari palette. H. 21 cm. Condition: excellent, no hairlines, chips or repairs, only minor age cracks in the glaze, visible in the pictures.
These bottles were commissioned by the Dutch who had their trade base on the artificial island of Decima, Nagasaki. Made of porcelain and decorated in transfer technique. 'Japanschzoya'means: Japanese Soy, CPD stands for 'Compradoor Decima' and means: trader at Decima. The same text can be found in the round seal on the back. H. 17,5 cm. Excellent condition.