An Imari Trumpet Vase
Edo Period (late 17th century)
Decorated in iron red and black enamels and gilt with lobed panels depicting a rare design of bijin, borded by peonies and chrysathemums, the neck and foot with bands of stylised flowers
The design of bijin is influenced by the style of 17th century ukiyo-e painters such as Hishikawa Moronobu (d. 1694).
Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai