Early 18th Century Pair of Japanese Arita Model of a Leaping Carp, circa 1730
Early 18th Century Pair of Japanese Arita Model of a Leaping Carp, circa 1730
Early 18th Century Pair of Japanese Arita Model of a Leaping Carp, circa 1730
Early 18th Century Pair of Japanese Arita Model of a Leaping Carp, circa 1730

Early 18th Century Pair of Japanese Arita Model of a Leaping Carp, circa 1730

1730 Japan

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£3,600 gbp
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A fine pair of early 18th century Japanese porcelain models of a carp leaping the Lungmen Falls, Arita Kilns, circa 1730-1750. Made from a two-piece mould, the tail and fins were made separately and luted to the body. The carp is depicted in a dynamic pose bent at the tail forcing the body upwards, open mouthed with it`s Barbles pushed back to it`s eyes it is clearly struggling. It is decorated in underglaze blue, pale iron-oxide, red and gold. For similar examples: Christies London, Sale 12445, 6/07/2016, lot 9.
Dimensions
Height 13.00 cm (5.12 inches)
Width 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
Depth 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
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