20 - 21 March 2014
A PUCE-ENAMELED 'GARLIC-HEAD' BOTTLE VASE
The vase is elegantly potted with a rounded lower body and a sloping shoulder that tapers to the tall, slender neck surmounted by a lobed garlic bulb-shaped mouth. The exterior is covered in rich, purple-magenta enamel.
8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high, wood box
Private collection, Japan, formed in the 19th century.
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