Exhibition Auction, 7 October 2019
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About this Item
of tapering ovoid form, each decorated with rectangular panels depicting figures participating in the parade of Yamaboko Junko in Gion in Kyoto, one of the most famous festivals in Japan, including attendants pulling an elaborate palanquin, the upper balcony with a pair of courtiers serenaded by flautists before a misty landscape, the reverse decorated with a rocky seascape, with figures in the foreground crossing a bridge, further figures collecting shells on the beach before a mountainscape, enclosed by a blue-ground highlighted with chrysanthemums, the shoulders with further chrysanthemums and mon, the whole with Greek-key, zig-zag and brocade borders, hairline crack,signed Nambe?, 30,5cm high
The Andrew Newall Collection.