Keywords: Arita ware, early enamel type

5 objects

Nested set of three dishes with cover

Nested set of three round, straight-sided dishes (a: bottom, b: middle, c: top) with cover (d); low, broad, slightly concave foot, unglazed; cover slightly domed with slightly concave center medallion. Clay: white porcelain; bisque surfaces dirty. Glaze: clear with aqua tint on all but fitting surfaces and foot-rim; imperfect, especially inside with many “pin-holes,” black …



Bottle with narrow neck and narrow, flat lip repaired with gold lacquer. Clay: white porcelain Glaze: white Decoration: Sagittaria and stylized plum blossoms in overglaze enamels, mostly red, plus some turquoise and yellow.