A Very Large Japanese Imari Porcelain Vase and Hollow Reticulated Domed Cover, Arita Kilns c.1690-1730. Finely Decorated in Bright Enamels and a Strong Deep Cobalt Blue with Pairs of Birds in Different Settings. They are a Cockerel and a Hen, A Pair of Mandarin Ducks (Representing marital faithfulness) Among Tall Rabbit-Ear Iris. A Pair of Peacock Among Prunus.
One of a pair of Japanese Imari silver-mounted covered jars, the porcelain painted with chrysanthemums and foliage in blue and red with gilding. The mounts on the body comprising a circular gadrooned foot, four rosette bolts, and a collar of engraved strapwork. On the lid, a molded rim and round domed knob with band of engraved strapwork.