Porcelain barber’s bowl with Imari decoration. Japan, circa 1700


Porcelain barber’s bowl with Imari cobalt blue and underglaze iron red and gilt enamel. Ornated with gate and peony flowered basket under a weeping willow in center. Outer rim with decoration of chrysanthemums and three cartouches enlivened with thrush. Blooming cherry tree branches on back.

Japan, circa 1700

Height: 77 cm (30-1/3 in.) - Width: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)

Very minor enamel flaking

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013091264