Japanese Art:Ceramics


8" Diameter Japanese Meiji Aka-e Kutani Porcelain Bowl Scholars Bamboo
item#: 1424154
price: $175.00
Japanese Meiji period "aka-e" (red) Kutani deep bowl finely decorated on the interior in overglaze rust-red and gilt highlights with three cartouches featuring two scholars in a bamboo grove, a bird in flight over foliage, and a spray of flowers, all set against a dense geometric patterned background. The exterior is decorated in three vignettes featuring foliage on rockery, a landscape scene, and a scholar reading a book. The base holds a red three-character "Kutani made" mark. Late 19th century. 7 7/8" diameter x 3 1/8" high. Very good overall condition with typical wear to the overglaze enamels particularly at the rim.

8" Diameter Japanese Meiji Aka-e Kutani Porcelain Bowl Scholars Bamboo
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