Pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white kosometsuke small food bowls in the form of jardinières, each painted on the exterior with nine branches of bamboo beneath stylised leaves on the flat everted foliate rim.

5 1/8 inches, 13 cm diameter.

Tianqi, 1621-1627.


Some mushikui and natural fire flaws at the rims, the interior with some spots.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in a Japanese private collection.