5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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
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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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