1670 - 1730
Porcelain and blanc de chine
Place of origin
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Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Large porcelain object d’art were used to beautify rooms and impress guests. Imari-ware comes from Japan and is usually highly decorative and intricate. Several pieces of Imari porcelain adorn the Adam designed Saloon at Saltram.
Lid for one of a pair of Imari porcelain vases. The lid is surmounted by blanc de chine figures of girls holding bouquets.
At Saltram by 1957 and formed part of the Endowment to NT from Montagu Brownlow Parker (1878-1962), 5th Earl of Morley.