A PAIR OF SILVER-MOUNTED IMARI BOWLS | EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS, 19TH CENTURY
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A PAIR OF SILVER-MOUNTED IMARI BOWLS, EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS, 19TH CENTURY
the bowls decorated in iron-red, green, black and aubergine enamels and gilt on underglaze blue with chrysanthemums and tree peony, the mounts with a stippled design to the neck and two elaborate handles with mythical fish and foliate hinged-brackets, French, 19th century
15 cm., 5⅞ in. high
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Good condition overall, slight rubbing to gilt. Covers lacking or perhaps not required when mounted in silver.
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