A Japanese Arita porcelain petal shape circular bowl, painted in green enamel, iron red, gilt and underglaze blue, on the exterior painted with a pine tree and another flowering tree beside branches of peonies, the interior well with a large chrysanthemum bloom within an underglaze blue double ring and below branches of flowers, the base with a running fuku mark within a double square, all within a single ring.

21.3 cm, 8 ½ inches diameter.

Circa 1720.


Available on request.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in the collection of Soame Jenyns, a former curator of the British Museum and author of many books.