A JAPANESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SILVER-MOUNTED EWER, ARITA, EDO PERIOD, THE MOUNTS DATED 1709
With contemporary Dutch silver mounts, dated 1709, of slender mallet form, applied with a strap handle and swelling mouth and triangular lip, painted in underglaze blue with three lobed panels containing figures in landscapes reserved against a karakusa lotus ground.
|Year||Circa 1680 - 1700|
|Provenance||Walter, Liedtke Collection. A Mellon Fellow, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, European Paintings department, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.|
|Literature||A similar Arita blue and white silver mounted ewer is illustrated by Oliver Impey, Japanese export porcelain, Catalogue of the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Hotei publishing, Amsterdam, 2002, p.54. cat. no. 33. Another jug in the Utrecht Ce|
|Condition||The mounts hall marked, repair to neck|