A rare & fine Japanese early Edo period Ai Kakiemon dish, vividly decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with a pair of ho-o birds (phoenixes) perched upon a rocky outcrop amongst flowers and vines. The rim decorated with a scrolling bird and vine pattern.

The background displays an unusual number of stars in the sky: thirteen.

Made for export to Europe through the Dutch East India Company.

early Edo Period, Arita kiln, Japan

c1670

A fine 17thc Japanese Ai Kakiemon export dish decorated with ho-o birds, c1670

C$1,750.00Price
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  • Literature:

    See 'A Complete Catalogue of the Shibata collection' for an almost identical dish, no.1545, dated to circa 1670-90.

    Measurements:

    21.2xm in diameter; 11.9cm footring

    Condition:

    perfect original condition

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