- Museum Accession No.: EA1988.4
- Catalogue No.: 139
- Object type: Bowl
- Kiln/Location: Kakiemon blue-and-white, Arita
- Period/Date: 1690-1710
- Dimensions: H. 9.9 cm, D. 22.2 cm; Underglaze blue on base: square cursive fuku mark
- Provenance: Story Fund
- Description: Bowl, with a slightly everted rim, the flanged brown-edged rim moulded in ten petals. Decoration in underglaze blue. On the inner sides of the well, daisies and bellflowers on rocks, a double line around the bottom of the well. On the outside, peonies and pomegranates on rocks. A double line around the foot, one within.
An example of the finest blue-and-white decoration by the Kakiemon workshop, A very similar bowl, inventoried in 1721 at Dresden, is illustrated by Reichel, 1980, pl. 9. See also Porcelain for Palaces, 1990, pl. 132.
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