Lot 2: Japanese Arita Blue and White Floor Vase
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
Meiji period (1868-1912), hand painted porcelain, decorated with two large eagles on either side amidst lush flowering trees and peony blossoms, top and bottom of vase have decorative borders of cobalt blue with abstract dragon and floral motifs, comes together with an aged wooden stand.
The Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Philip Michalove, Winston Salem, NC
Condition Report: Excellent condition; some minor kiln defects; at top of body a horizontal kiln defect; wear to unglazed bottom; stand has obvious wear and loss.