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Japanese Meiji Imari Porcelain Pear Form Lidded Jar

Japanese Meiji Imari Porcelain Pear Form Lidded Jar


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Directory: Hidden: Pre 1900: Item # 1176153
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 Donated to the Asian Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum 
Japanese Meiji period Imari porcelain jar of inverted pear form covered with a high domed lid topped with a bud form finial. The vertically ribbed body is decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze rust-red and coral enamel with gilt highlights and features four alternating panels of overglaze enamel butterflies, flowers, and foliage set against a white porcelain ground. The panels are bordered in underglaze cobalt blue patterned vertical strips. 9 ¾”H x about 5” diameter. Circa 1880-1910. Very good overall condition with minor wear to the enamels. This jar is from a Tucson, Arizona estate.