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Sold Ceramics - Sold Japanese Imari 1690-1800 - Imari with no Underglaze Blue, Iron-red and Gold only - Page 1


Object 2010790


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.


The use of this miniature, possibly apothecary bottle is unknown, It is too large to be placed in a doll's house. It may have been solely for decorative purposes. (Jörg 2003/1, p.165)


Condition: A frit and three fleabites to the mouthrim and a firing flaw to the waist and neck.



Impey 2002, pp.220-221

Jörg 2003/1, cat. 191, 193 & 238


Price: Sold.


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