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ANTIQUE Late 17th / 18th CENTURY “IMARI PORCELAIN” JAPANESE / CHINESE Export CANDLESTICKS

ANTIQUE PAIR OF IMARI PORCELAIN CANDLESTICKS

CHINESE / JAPANESE / ASIAN / ORIENTAL EXPORT

PORCELAIN WARE CANDLESTICKS

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MEASUREMENTS:
Approx. 6 1/4 inches tall
 
PROVENANCE:
ENGLISH AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS, ENGLAND, U.K. 
 
MAKERS’ / MANUFACTURERS’ MARKS:
PORCELAINWARE INSCRIBED WITH CHINESE REIGN MARKS
 
Native Japanese dynasty or reign marks
were never employed before the 19th century;
from c. 1640 potters often borrowed Chinese Ming reign marks-
those of Chenghua and Xuande are fairly common;
other marks are mainly commendatory or benevolent,
eg. Fuku (happiness)
SOURCE: MILLER’S ANTIQUES ENCYCLOPEDIA (2002 Edition)
Chancellor Press, LONDON
 
MATERIALS:
Probably Porcelain
 
STYLE / DESIGN NOTES/ OTHER DETAILS:
PALETTE:
The basic IMARI Palette comprises underglaze blue,
which can be intense, almost black,
colour or a pale grey, iron red, and gold;
other colours include yellow, manganese brown, green, and turquoise
SOURCE: MILLER’S ANTIQUES ENCYCLOPEDIA (2002 Edition)
Chancellor Press, LONDON
 
PAINTING shows JAPANESE WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL KIMONO DRESS
relaxing in a JAPANESE GARDEN
 
 
 

 

  

   

   

  

   

   

   

  

   


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