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An Imari Trumpet Vase
An Imari Trumpet Vase

EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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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
62.8cm. high

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The design of bijin is influenced by the style of 17th century ukiyo-e painters such as Hishikawa Moronobu (d. 1694).

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