Japanese Imari barbers bowl, Arita, c. 1700. Genroku Period.

August 28, 2019 2:37 pm Published by

Japanese porcelain ‘Barbers bowl’, Arita, c. 1700, Genroku Period. The bowl hand painted in Imari style, with a large vase of flowers to the centre. The broad rim, with a crescent shaped recess, and painted with panels of floral scroll, upon a underglaze blue ground, with further flower heads.
Having two pierced holes for suspension.
Diameter – 25.3 cm, 10”.
Height – 7cm, 2 3/4”.
Condition – Sealed crack to the rim, around one of the pierced holes. Please see images for detail. No restoration.

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