This is a fine and rare large pair of Japanese Imari jars with covers on ormolu stands, circa 1780 in date.
The vases are of elegant bulbous shape with octagon facets and have domed covers which are surmounted by attractive foo dogs finials on rocky outcrops.
The pair of vases feature matching stunning Japanese decoration in the traditional Imari colour scheme of orange, blue and white with hand finished gilding. They have a dense chrysanthemum floral design and large panels featuring landscapes and houses.
The vases sit on an identical pair of French pierced ormolu stands.
Add a touch of elegance to a special place in your home with these fabulous Japanese Imari porcelain vases.
In excellent condition with no chips, cracks or signs of repair, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 48.5 x Width 24 x Depth 24
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 7 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 9 inches
Our reference: A3035