fine pair of c18th japanese imari pattern porcelain vases and covers

Fine pair of C18th Japanese Imari pattern porcelain vases and covers.


Price

£2,350
| $3,129 USD | €2,663 EUR


Item Number

ML 1710

Description

Fine pair of C18th Japanese Imari pattern porcelain vases and covers.
Exceptional pair of Imari pattern vases in excellent condition and with their original dome covers . Decorated in the typical Imari colour palette of iron reds and colbalt blues with gilded highlights. The covers surmounted with stylised Temple guardian lion dogs or Dogs of Foo portrayed with ferocious gaping mouths . Some minor damage to mouth of one dog.
Decorated with panels of chrysanthemums , flower-heads and exotic bird designs.
Both in excellent condition with no damage, cracks or repairs . The colours strong and vibrant and the gilding showing little sign of wear or rubbing .
Imari ware of this type and period was imported to Europe mainly by the Dutch East India Company, who supplied and sold to the merchants of Europe. Porcelain of this highly decorative type and period can historically be found in many of the grandest and wealthiest houses of Europe , where it's decorative and exotic properties enhanced and inspired many interiors .
H (full) 20"
H (body) 13"
W 11"
D 11"
Japan c.1750
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1710


Dimensions

Height = 48 cm (19")
Width = 28 cm (11")
Depth = 28 cm (11")



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