A pair of Japanese Arita blue and white tripod dishes

Lot number

85

Estimated price

800
1200

Description

A pair of Japanese Arita blue and white tripod dishes
Edo period, early 18th century

The scooped foliate rims of the dishes are crafted in imitation of European baroque silverware, the centre of each dish is decorated with a roundel enclosing pavilions and trees surrounded by a floral border, all standing on three triangular feet.

14 cm. (5 ½ in.) diameter

Catalogue notes:
For a tripod dish of a similar form in imitation of European silverware, see the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, EA2001.6.

Condition:
Both appear to be in overall good condition, with light wear and some small chips to the foliate rim.

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