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295. Pair Chinese Japanese Hand Painted Imari Bottle Vases Cobalt Blue Red 19th Century
Stunning Pair Chinese or Japanese Imari Bottle Vases of compact size, made during the last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The tall elegant slender circular necks with gently flairing rims above a bulbous circular body on ring support bases. Hand decorated with all over typical decorative Imari palette in colours of iron red dark blue on an off white ground.
Height: (entire overall as shown in image one) 9.75” (25cm). Width: (at widest) 4.5" (11.5cm). Depth: (at widest) 4.5” (11.5cm).
Condition: Superb condition for such early pieces with no imperfections. Back and front views are similar.
Provenance: Old paper label showing Christies Auction House, Scotland.