Japanese Arita Blue & White Large Porcelain VOC Chargers, The Dutch East Indies Company, Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC, 1670-1720.



Japanese Arita Blue & White Large Porcelain VOC Chargers,
The Dutch East Indies Company, Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC,
1670-1720.

 

The two large rare Japanese porcelain chargers painted in underglaze blue. The central roundel with the V.O.C. monogram, surrounded by two ho-o birds (phoenix) among pomegranate and camellia, the six radiating border panels at the rim enclosing alternatively bamboo and peony divided by narrow bands of floral scrolls

The initials VOC for the Dutch East Indies Company in Dutch-Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC.

Painted to the central roundel with the V.O.C. monogram, surrounded by two ho-o birds (phoenix) among pomegranate and camellia, the six radiating border panels at the rim enclosing alternatively bamboo and peony divided by narrow bands of floral scrolls

 

I thank William Sargent for help cataloging these dishes.

 

Reference: There’s a very close example in Christiaan J. A. Jörg’s Fine and Curious (2003), p. 226, no. 286 and another, on page 225, no. 285 is larger at 37 cm diameter.



Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1670-1710
Origin Japan
Artist/Maker
Measurements Dimensions: 11 3/4 inches x 1 3/4 inches high.
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Website http://vandekar.com
Price
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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