Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 16
Rare Ko-Imari Wine Jar With Figure of Bacchus, Edo Period, 18th Century
  • Rare Ko-Imari Wine Jar With Figure of Bacchus, Edo Period, 18th Century
  • Rare Ko-Imari Wine Jar With Figure of Bacchus, Edo Period, 18th Century

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Rare Ko-Imari Wine Jar With Figure of Bacchus, Edo Period, 18th Century

Probably for the Dutch market,and depicting the Greek God of wine perched on a rounded drum-form stand holding a wine glass in one hand and a bottle in the other, the figure adorned in decorated clothing patterned with floral designs
height 14.2" — 36 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $28,800

About artist/note:

A near identical example is published in ‘Exchange Between East and West in Ceramics’ Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo 2008, no. 154.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Philadelphia; by descent.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art