Late 17th Century Japanese Blue and White Arita Jar

A large blue and white Japanese Arita porcelain vase featuring an interesting decoration of phoenixes and strolling branches of peonies and chrysanthemums among rocks and little hares wearing an unusual necklace.

Very fine decoration. Dating, circa 1690.

Measures: Height 60 cm x Dm 42 cm

Perfect condition apart from a star hairline crack on the base (see picture).