A LARGE IMARI TUREEN, EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
the octagonal tureen and domed cover with large knop finial depicting a rare design of figures at an outdoor picnic, decorated in iron-red and black enamels on underglaze blue
45 cm., 17¾ in. high
- This is in good condition overall with slight rubbing to the gilt and a small chip to the inner rim which was possibly caused in firing.
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