A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish  Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century

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Lot 201
A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish
Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century

£ 20,000 - 30,000
US$ 26,000 - 39,000
A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish
Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century
Of circular form and painted in rich underglaze-blue and partially glazed in celadon with a design of cherry blossoms floating amid turbulent breaking waves, the underside similarly painted with an unusually elaborate design of stylised flowerheads, trailing foliage and scrolls, supported on three blue-glazed tall feet moulded with swirling clouds. 6.8cm x 28.8cm (2 5/8in x 11¾in).

Footnotes

  • Tripod Nabeshima dishes are comparatively rare; see a few other examples illustrated in Yasukochi Yukie and Tsuchida Ruriko, Nabeshima: Hokoritakaki dezain, (Nabeshima Ware: Designs That Inspire Pride), Tokyo, Suntory Museum of Art, 2010, p.122, no.91 and p.128, no.97; and Seki Kazuo, Nabeshima Kozara, Ai-Nabeshima kozara to sono shuhen, (Nabeshima Small Dishes: Underglaze Blue Small Dishes and Others), Osaka, Ko-Imari Kankokai, 1995, p.18, no.37.

    For a smaller dish painted with the same design, see Asahi Shinbunsha, Iro Nabeshima, Fukuoka, 1982, p.13; and Asahi Shinbunsha, Les Cadeaux au Shogun, Porcelaine Précieuse des Seigneurs de Nabeshima, Tokyo, Asahi Shinbunsha, 1997, p.158, no.83.

    Another footed example is illustrated in Kudo Yoshiro, Nabeshima ten: Waga kuni yuiitsu no kan'yo Nabeshima: Sono shutsugen kara shuen made (Nabeshima Exhibition Japan's Only Government Kiln Nabeshima: From Emergence to End), Imari-shi Kyoiku Iinkai, Imari, 1996, p.5, pl.no.6.
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A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish  Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century
A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish  Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century
A rare large Nabeshima tripod dish  Edo period (1615-1868), late 17th/early 18th century
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