GALERIE NICOLAS FOURNERY

A rare Japanese Arita vase with two falcons. 17th century.

The vase simulating a tree hunk, and decorated with applied fruits and leaves, two falcons on the rim, with a red circle on their chests for the rising sun, symbol of Japan.

Country:
Japan (Arita)
Period :
17th century, probably Empo / Tenwa period (1673/1683)
Material:
Porcelain
Dimension:
6.22 in. (15.8 cm)
Reference :
C704
Status:
sold

Related works

A similar vase is in the collections of the British Museum (from Burleigh House), and illustrated by Soame Jenyns in Japanese Porcelain (no. 53)

For another vase (with a falcon), see The Burghley Porcelains, Exhibition Catalogue Japan Society, Japan House Gallery, New York 1986 

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