Japanese Arita dish in Kakiemon style Edo period (18th Century) modelled with rising sides decorated in underglaze blue with leaves, over-enamelled in turquoise and iron-red enamels and gilt with peach, pomegranate and finger citron, the reverse with karakusa scroll, fuku mark and paper label 'Oriental Ceramic Society 1956 exhibition' 19cms Diam- Soame Jenyns Collection
This lot comes from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and is being sold by order of the executors of his younger son, the late John Jenyns. Soame Jenyns was Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at The British Museum from 1931-1967. He published several books including: "A Background to Chinese Painting" published 1935, "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" 1951, "Ming Pottery & Porcelain" 1953 etc.
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