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AN IMPRESSIVE MOULDED IMARI PORCELAIN OVOIFORM VASE AND COVER, JAPAN 19TH CENTURY
The shaped-fluted vase with a short foot is rising to a tall shoulder and to a lower neck, decorated in typical coloured enamels and gilt on underglaze blue, the vase is decorated with an elaborate design composed by different panels, divided by grooves bands of various brocade and floral designs including spray of peony and geometric designs, the large domed cover with similarly decoration and is surmounted by a large Karashishi finial. In good conditions, minor firing imperfection.
90 cm high., 44 cm wide
Estimate € 800 - 1,500
Provenance: from the private collection of a Lady in south of Italy, and thence descendants