fine pair of mid c19th japanese imari pattern porcelain lidded vases of unusual shape and form

Fine pair of mid C19th Japanese Imari pattern porcelain lidded vases of unusual shape and form .



Item Ref

ML 201


Fine pair of mid C19th Japanese Imari pattern porcelain lidded vases of unusual shape and form . Elegantly-shaped pair of vases decorated in the vivid colours of the Imari palette , with dome covers surmounted by gilded Shishi or Foo guardian dogs . Strong cobalt blue , iron red and gilt matching decoration to both vases .
The bright decoration of typical Imari design with panels of fenced landscapes with pavilions and deer , and cartouche reserves of floral design . The slender cylindrical bodies swelling to the lower bases , having ingenious heavily-potted lower sections to provide stability.
Highly-decorative pair of Japanese vases in good original condition. Minor historic chips to underside of lids and minor chips to the gilded dog finials .
H (overall) 26"
H ( bodies) 19"
W 8"
D 8"
Japan c. 1850
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Internal Ref: ML 201


Height = 65 cm (26")
Width = 20 cm (8")
Depth = 20 cm (8")

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