London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
An Arita blue and white bottle vase
Edo Period (17th Century)
painted with bands of scrolling foliage, three character mark to base -- 8 7/8in. (22.5cm.) high, (area of crackleur to glaze, small rim chip).
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