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SA833823

Antique Vintage Japanese Chinese Imari Porcelain Ormolu Table Lamp Blue Red Gilt

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Patrick Howard Antiques

This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.

Description

Stunning Traditional Japanese Imari Porcelain Hexagonal Form Glazed Porcelain Vase of tall slender and bulbous outline, of generous proportions (see last image in-situ) now converted to an electric Table Lamp, complete with later Ormolu Circular stepped base and mount. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The main outer glazed porcelain body with plain surface detail and all over typical decorative Imari palette in colours of iron red and cobalt blue tones on an off-white ground.
Height: (entire overall as shown in image one) 19” (48cm). Diameter: (at ormolu base) 4.75" (12.25cm).
Condition: Superb condition with no losses. The ormolu mount and base have been re-gold plated, no losses to porcelain. This Lamp has been re-wired for electricity. Back and front views are similar.
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable fixed price Worldwide Store to door shipping.
Imari Ware first began arriving from Japan to Europe in the late 17th century. The elegant porcelain thrilled royals and nobles, and was not only used as high-end crockery but also displayed as status symbols in royal palaces. The mountain village of Okawachiyama and its secret kilns is the best place to explore the history of Imari ware.
The origins of Japan’s prized Imari ware can be traced back four centuries to Kyushu, when a potter discovered the white kaolin clay essential to producing porcelain in the town of Arita. Arita potters were soon making porcelain and shipping it from nearby Imari Port to other parts of Japan. Despite the source, their products became known as Imari ware—or Imari for short—and porcelain from the Edo period (1603-1867) is collectively referred to as Old Imari ware.
Today Japanese Imari Antique Porcelain items remain as popular as ever throughout Europe, America and Canada.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 48 cm (18.9")
Width = 18 cm (7.1")
Depth = 18 cm (7.1")


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Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street
Dublin
Ireland
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