24 April 2008
A JAPANESE IMARI VASE
Of baluster form, the scalloped gilt-painted edge above a reeded body decorated with foliage on a white ground, the underside with a blue palm tree mark; together with a small Japanese vase, early 20th century, by Tozan, the spreading body decorated with blue and white-painted flowers signed 'Tozan sei'
The large vase: 19 in. (48 cm.) high
The small vase: 9¾ in. (25 cm.) high (2)
The Imari Vase: Château de Gallerande, Christie's, Paris, 30 March 2004, lot 166.
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