Oriental Antiques from Collector to Collector. Thickly molded rectangular bowl for serving sweet during tea ceremony.
They're decorated with Dragons and Phoenix among auspicious cloud and turbulent sea. High quality bowls as you don't see rust-spot, pin holes, and other manufacturing flaws that often happen during 18thC. Marked "Qi Yu Bao Ding Zhi Zhen" (Precious as a treasured ding of rare jade). The shape, the decoration, and the marking are inspired by Chinese export to Japanese market during the late Ming transitional to Kangxi period.
Included with the photos is a very similar bowl in "Shibata Collection" of Japan Kyushu Ceramic Museum, which dated circa 1700 - 1740. Each rectangular bowl is 5.75"W X 4.875"L X 1.75H (14.61cm X 12.38cm X 4.45cm). Item is in great condition with no damage such as chips or cracks or hairlines. Item was examined under black UV light and has no restoration. Please study photos carefully for further condition detail.Japanese, Edo period, first half of 18th C. The item "Japanese Edo 18thC Arita Ko-Imari Sometsuke Blue & White Porcelain Bowls" is in sale since Friday, January 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Bowls". The seller is "baoming-collection" and is located in Davenport, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.