A large and magnificent rare vase Edo 17th century octagonal Arita blue and white.
The octagonal shape with phoenixes, peonies foliage and pomegranates around the body within stylised and patterned borders. Very nice dark blue colours. A scholar and his attendant is on a bridge over a river which turns all around the vase. Excellent decoration typical of this period. Few hairlines visible on the images otherwise very good condition. Without lid.
Dimensions : Height 49,5cm x Diameter 39cm (H19.4"xD15.3")