1670 - 1730
Hard paste porcelain and lacquer
650 x 295 mmOrder this image
Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
One of a pair of trumpet-shaped Arita vases, decorated in under-glaze blue with chrysanthemums and foliage, each with various cartouches decorated in lacquer depicting dragon-headed mythical beasts among a pine forest, bamboo, rocks and water and small shaped panels with karashishi and stylised dragons. Part of an unusual four piece Arita garniture.