Sold Ceramics - Sold Japanese Imari 1690-1800 - Imari with no Underglaze Blue, Iron-red and Gold only - Page 1
Miniature, possibly apothecary, bottle
Height 57 mm (2.24 inch), diameter 35 mm (1.38 inch), diameter of mouthrim 8 mm (0.32 inch), diameter of footring 23 mm (0.91 inch), weight 36 grams (1.27 ounce (oz.))
Miniature, possibly apothecary, oviform bottle on footring, tapering neck with a horizontal rib. Flanged mouthrim. Imari decorated in overglaze iron-red and gold with two flowering chrysanthemum sprays. Above the ribbed neck a pointed leaves pattern border.
Condition: A frit and three fleabites to the mouthrim and a firing flaw to the waist and neck.