Een Japanse octagonale Kakiemon schotel, Edo, 2e helft 17e eeuw


Dia.: 26 cm

Decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a scene of Sima Guang rescuing a drowning companion from a water jar, known in Europe as the "Hob in the well". The design was copied in the UK in Bow and Chelsea, and in Germany, in Meissen.

See also:
- Christie's, New York, March 17, 2009, Lot 12, for a smaller similar plate. (Sold USD 30.000) (link)
- Sotheby's, London, June 9, 2004, Lot 1023, for a nearly identical example. (Sold GBP 14.400) (link)
- Yabe Yoshiaki, Kakiemon, vol. 20 of Nihon toji taikei - Compendium of Japanese ceramics, Tokyo, 1989, pl. 50, for a similar example
- The Burghley Porcelains: An Exhibition from the Burghley House Collection, Japan Society, New York, 1986, p. 162-163, no. 56, for a similar example
- Flowers of Fire: Kakiemon Porcelain from the English Country House, Mark Hinton and Oliver Impey, London, 1989, p. 54, pl. 31, for a similar example
- Kakiemon no sekai: genryu kara gendai made - Exhibition of the world of Kakiemon: from its origins to the present, Nagatake Takeshi, Yabe Yoshiaki and Minamoto Hiromichi, exhibition catalogue Fukuoka, 1983, p.124, pl. 148, for a similar example

Condition: (UV-checked)
- Generally in very good condition.
- A superficial chip to the bottom right corner of ca. 6 x 3 mm and one to the upper left side corner of ca. 3 x 1 mm.
- Minor superficial wear, mostly to the black and gold enamels.

Hamerprijs incl. commissie: € 5.100