Wonderful set of 5 cups and saucers with very fine decorations in the typical Ko-Imari palette of underglaze blue, iron red green enamel and gold. apart from some light age wear to the painting this set is in a perfect condition; no chips, cracks, or repairs. Every part is marked with a cherry flower in red and gold. Genroku period (1688-1703)
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.