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$ 850

A Japanese Porcelain Bowl from Arita Meiji Period

Origin Japan
Period 18th Century
Materials porcelain
H. 3.45 in; Diam. 8.5 in;
H. 8.76 cm; Diam. 21.59 cm;
Condition Good. fine, miute chips on the base rim, some minor kiln flaws as shown.
Creation Date early 18th century
Description A Kakiemon-style porcelain bowl with an interesting transfer decoration of crane in flight, which spans from the interior to the exterior. Using mostly blue under glaze with a touch of the iron red on the forehead, this delicate piece that shows off a vivid motion. The asymmetrical placement of the crane and a large empty space renders this piece a poetic and sophisticated aesthetic. The bowl features a copper color rim and a central groove around the body and is dated to late 19th century.
Provenance: Former collection the Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, acquired in 2004 purportedly.
Background: The Japanese transfer ware known as "Inban" can be traced back to mid to late Edo period when attempt were made as Risen ware from Mizunami, Gifu and Owari's Kawana ware from Nagoya. It was introduced from the west after it was invented in England in the mid of 18th century. The copper plate transfer technique became more popular in Meiji period later.
Styles / Movements Asian, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 303335
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