Butterfly-shaped Imari porcelain box. Japan, circa 1900


Butterfly-shaped white porcelain covered box with Imari decoration of underglaze blue, iron red, green enamels and gilt enamels of foliaged scrollwork, stylized flowers and geometric motifs. Finial designed as cicada.

Japan, circa 1900

Height: 10 cm (4 in.) - Width: 16,5 cm (6-1/2 in.) - Depth: 13 cm (5-1/10 in.)

Chip and notches on border, few wear

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014060675