A Japanese porcelain Kakiemon polychrome deep bowl with foliate lobed upright brown dressed rim, painted on the exterior with two elaborate-tailed birds in flight between branches of bamboo, leaves and rockwork, the interior with flowering branches of plum blossom amongst rockwork, all painted in luminous tones of blue, turquoise and iron red enamels. The glazed base with a single ring in underglaze blue and a spur mark. The white fine biscuit foot rim revealing the body.

8 ½ inches, 21.5cm diameter.



Provenance & Additional Information

  • Japanese private collection.
  • Included by Lyan Arts in their 2022 exhibition catalogue, no.37.



Underside rim chip restored.