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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    An Imari coffee pot and cover


    Price Realised  


    An Imari coffee pot and cover
    Edo period (late 17th century)
    Of typical form and moulded with Daikoku, Ebisu and Hotei sake drinking with various attendants, decorated in iron-red, green, aubergine and black enamels on underglaze blue, the cover with a dragon, the finial modelled as a sacred pearl
    40.5cm. high

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    For a similar example see Idemitsu Museum of Art, Japanese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, Tokyo 1990, plate 507. A further example is in the collection of the British Museum.

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