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A Ko-Imari Bottle Vase
A Ko-Imari Bottle Vase
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A Ko-Imari Bottle Vase


A Ko-Imari Bottle Vase
Edo period (mid-late 17th century)
Of chasen [tea whisk] form with cylindrical neck and rounded rim, boldly decorated in iron-red, green, yellow and black enamels with scrolling clouds and plum blossom on a ground of stylised brushwood fences above horizontal bands and below a band of shippo design, the shoulder with bands of stylised leaves
25cm. high

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For similar design of scrolling clouds, see:
City Art Museum of Saint Louis, 200 Years of Japanese Porcelain, (USA, 1970), p.67
Tokyo National Museum, Development of Kakiemon Type Enameled Porcelain, exhibition catalogue, (Tokyo, 1979), p. 1, no. 2
Soame Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain, (London, 1965), no. 83A

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