The five-petalled brown edged porcelain bowl with deep curving sides standing on a straight circular foot and decorated in the Kakiemon palette with a flowering prunus with a perched bird, a small flying bird and flowering bamboo on rockwork. The inside decorated twice with two large and a small flowering plants and two flying insects. On the bottom a Dresden carved inventory Johanneums number N : 19 , from the inventory of August II, King of Polen and Kurfürst of Sachsen , from the porcelain collection in the “Japanischen Palast zu Dresden.”
Japanese Export Porcelain, Cataloque of the collection of the Ashmolean Museum Oxford by Oliver Impey Blz. 146 Nm 203.
Japanese Porcelain by P.L.W. Arts – Page 63 Nm. 36.
Condition : Crack restored
Japan - Arita
Height: 9,5 cm. (3,7 inches.)
Diam. : 18,5 cm. (7,3 inches.)
Weight : 511 gram.