chawan - Kakiemon lidded teabowl decorated with auspicious pomegranate, bats and kotobuki - Porcelain - Japan - mid 20th century
Japanese porcelain chawan (bowl with lid) from the mid-Showa period (mid-20th century), decorated with underglaze blue as well as overglaze enamels and gold, showing pomegranates, bats and the "kotobuki" (good fortune) character. It was produced by the XII. Kakiemon Sakaida, one of the most famous porcelain artists of his era.
Diameter 14.5 cm (6"), height 8 cm (3"),
marked "Kakiemon" in underglaze blue.
Very good condition.
- Mid 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Kakiemon XII
- Decor/ ware
- Kakiemon lidded teabowl decorated with auspicious pomegranate, bats and kotobuki
- Very good condition, see description
- 8×14.5×14.5 cm