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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A Japanese vase and cover

    IMARI, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese vase and cover
    Imari, early 18th Century
    Decorated in iron-red enamels and gilt on an underglaze blue ground, the body with rectangular, geometric and book-shaped panels containing sprays of flowers, lakeside scenes with pavilions and boats, and birds in flight around flowering trees, the whole on a ground of scrolling karakusa, the finial replaced with a gold painted lotus bud
    34½in. (88cm.) high


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