NIPPON-PRE CHOCOLATE POT UNUSUAL DECORATION

NIPPON-PRE CHOCOLATE POT UNUSUAL DECORATION

Description

This auction is for one (1) Pre-Nippon Chocolate Pot 9-1/2âe tall decorated in a very unusual style. The decoration is done profusely in red iron oxide glaze used often over the blue on Imari ware, with touches of enamel and lots of brilliant gold. The decoration style is very European with lots of French curves and extremely fancy over glazing in enamel. The handle is a very unique shape as it looks to represent leaves or a feather and has flowers in the porcelain at the top curve. The flowers are decorated in to resemble a daisy like flower and they stand out beautifully. The handle on the top of the lid is extremely unique for this period wares. It matches the handle and is topped with a similar flower. The porcelain is very white and translucent and has that hand-made shaping quality about it. The shape of the piece is tall and ribbed and extremely striking. T is an imperfection in the piece but it has not caused any harm or weakness to the piece. When the spout was attached the slip was not smoothed down well enough on the inside of the pot. This caused a dark line on the outside of the pot, and looks like a dirty ridge on the inside. The slip was filled with glaze, probably never noticed when it was new but it darkened with age. The piece is in excellent

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