An incredible quality 19th century Japanese Imari  temple jar

An incredible quality 19th century Japanese Imari temple jar

Code: 10522

Dimensions:

W: 39.5cm (15.6")H: 91cm (35.8")

£3,500.00 Approx $4435.99, €4098.36
 

An incredible quality Japanese Imari
floor standing temple jar decorated in typical
Imari pallette, iron reds, blues, oranges,
gilding etc.  The ovoid body ribbed and
tapering. The decoration with families in
a garden setting with flowers, trees, fences
nd exotic birds etc., interspersed with vignettes
containing  table top vases and flowers.
The superb domed cover with matching decoration
surmounted with a really well defined shi-shi 
showing a red tongue and decoration.
The foot with a lappet design

Meiji period 1868 -1912

All in excellent original condition.  A non visible chip to inner rim.  No repais or restoration

A statement piece

High incl cover 36"
Wide at the shoulder 15 1/2"