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DSCN0466Japanese Imari pair of Oil and Soy jugs, circa 1700

 For sale this very rare pair of Japanese Imari Oil and Soy jugs, circa 1700. Both jugs are in remarkable condition, the Soy jug with a firing flaw at the base of the handle with a related hairline to the other side. No restoration chips nor cracks. A little wear as expected. The Soy jug approx. 10.4cm tall and 8.4cm diameter, the Oil jug approx. 10.8cm tall and 8.8cm diameter. The handles pierced for metal mounts. Decorated iron red and gold with a floral design, the Soy and Oil symbol within a gilt circle.  For an identical slightly smaller pair please see Japanese Export Porcelain, by Oliver Impey, A Catalogue of the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, page 220 plate 379 and Porcelain for Palaces 1990 plate 241.  Price £1250.00

Oliver Sargent Antiques,
Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1QU
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