An Imari triple-gourd sake ewer

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An Imari triple-gourd sake ewer

Japan, Arita circa 1700

Decorated in underglaze blue with red enamel and gold, depicting two figures, the front with a young boy holding a fan, the reverse with an elderly man wearing a kimono beside a flowering tree.


Dimensions: Height 15 cm.


Catalogue note: for a near similar ewer, see Bonhams sale of fine Japanese art, 10 Nov 2011 London.


Condition: appears to be in overall good condition, with very minor restoration to the spout.

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