London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Japanese Kutani koro and silvered-wire cover, 19th century
of cylindrical form rising to the inturned rim, supported on three lappet aubergine glazed feet, the sides enamelled with an iron-red and gilt floral trellis pattern below the rim with a whirl band, the plugged base glazed white except for the unglazed foot ring, surmounted by a pierced domed silvered-wire cover in the form of a chrysanthemum -- 2¾in. (7cm.) diam.
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