Set of five porcelain bowls
Japan, Arita, 18/19th century
A set of five porcelain bowls, each decorated in greyish underglaze blue on a white ground with a continuous scrolling branch, on which leaves and fruit are growing. Around the foot rim is a band of formal leaves. The interior base has a five-petalled star-shape underneath a band offormal key-fret at the foliate rim. The white base is unmarked.