A LARGE IMARI TUREEN AND COVER
EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
painted to the exterior in yellow, green, black and iron-red enamels and gilt on underglaze blue with sprays of peony and chrysanthemums (2)
38.4 cm, 15 1/8 in.
Possibly Sir Francis Blundell, 3rd Bt (1643–1707) to his son;
Montague, 1st Viscount Blundell (1689–1756) to his daughter;
Chetwynd (n.ds) who married Sir William Trumball (1708–1760) to their daughter;
Mary (1741-1769) who married Colonel Hon. Martin Sandys (1729-1768) to their daughter;
Mary, Marchioness of Downshire, Baroness Sandys (1764-1836);
thence by descent
M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.1; 'Old Japan Bowl and Cover called the Blundell Bowl'