6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A Group of Imari Pieces, 18th and 19th Century
each decorated in underglaze blue, the first a sake ewer with a dragon amidst clouds; a dish with a pair of phoenix to the centre and a band of scrolling and leafy lotus blossom below the rim, a Dutch silver engraved handle dated 1865; a sake bottle with flowering plum above ribbed circumferential lines to the lower half -- 7½in. (19cm.) high maximum (3)
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