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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    A Kiyomizu vase and cover

    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Kiyomizu vase and cover
    Edo Period (18th - 19th century)
    The broad circular vase finely reticulated with shippo hanabishi and decorated in green and blue enamel and gilt with chrysanthemums
    18cm. diam.


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    For similar examples of reticulated vases see Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto Ware, Ceramic Designs and Techniques of the Capital, Kyoto 2006, pl.132 and 133, p.145 - 146, and Chuokoronsha, Nihon no Toji [Japanese Ceramics], vol.13, Kyo-yaki, (Tokyo, 1974), pl.49-51, p.28

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