Japanese Imari Porcelain Lidded Vase


of facetted baluster shape, the domed lid with elaborate flower finial, the body of the vase painted with scenes of figures in landscapes  within panels, beneath a lambrequin frieze in blue and red, highlighted in gold

Height 48cm
circa 1700

“Imari” porcelain was, in fact, made in the kilns at Arita in Japan, Imari being the port the fine porcelains were then shipped from to feed the seemingly insatiable desire for the pieces in Europe

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