A pair of Arita vases and covers | Edo period, late 17th century
What is guaranteed?
A pair of Arita vases and covers
Edo period, late 17th century
of octagonal form with tall slightly everted necks and domed covers with pearl shaped finals, decorated overall in underglaze blue depicting tree peony, flowers and foliage beneath a band of karakusa and lappets, the domed covers similarly decorated
55 cm., 21⅝ in. high
One with an extended firing crack to neck rim, the other in good condition.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
For a similar example, see Mededelingenblad Nederlandse Vereniging Van Vrienden Van De Ceramiek
(Leuwarden, 1981), pl. 45, p. 47.
pl. 37, pg. 44