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About the object

Large Japanese blue and white Arita octagonal vase and cover, Genroku period, circa 1700, the lobed body decorated with two ho-ho birds in a garden scene by a river bank with peony and fruiting branches beneath cloudscrolls, the shoulders with a wide band of peony flowerheads and foliage against a karakusa ground, the neck with stylised panels containing a leaf surrounded by scrollwork, the domed cover  similarly decorated with a ho-ho bird in a garden scene with karakusa and surmounted by a knop finial; height: 27 ¾ in. (78.5 cm.) , height without cover: 21 ¾ in. (55.3 cm.); 

Dimensions

78.5 cm. high

Stock number

MU805