An early Kakiemon porcelain jar Maximize

An early Kakiemon porcelain jar

Underglazed blue and overglazed enamels porcelain
Japan
End of 17th century
Edo
Height : 21 cm
Private Parisian collection

The jar with a slighly round body decorated with chrysanthemums and others flowers among rocks in overglazed red, yellow, green, blue and brown enamels. The shoulder and neck of the vase decorated in underglaze blue. The Kakiemon-style porcelains appeared around 1670. They owed their name to the enameller Sakaida Kizaemon who developed the first overglaze enamelled porcelain in Japan. The Kakiemon-style porcelain will be widely exported to Europe, through the Netherlands

- The Burghley House collection, Burghley Porcelains - n°74
- HINTON M., IMPEY O. - Kakiemon, Flowers of Fire - n°11
- JENYNS Soame - Japanese Porcelain - n°54a
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - n°57.383
- Avery Brundage Collection, San Francisco - n°B60P1206.a-.b