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A PAIR OF JAPANESE LAMPS

japan , circa 1880

A superb pair of Japanese Fukugawa vases beautiful decorated throughout with flowering chrysanthemums and foliage in the Imari palette with tones of burnt orange and deep blue with wonderful gilded highlights, now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vases: 15 1/4 in (39 cm) including bases, but excluding electrical fitments and lampshades.

All of our lamps can be wired for use worldwide. A selection of card, linen or silk shades can be supplied on request.

Stock number

Q01.17
Height: 15³/₈ in (39 cm)
Width: 10⁵/₈ in (27 cm)
Depth: 10⁵/₈ in (27 cm)
Fukugawa is a porcelain factory in the Arita region of Japanese. It was founded in 1856 and specialises in Imari ware. Since 1910 Fukugawa has been appointed to the Japanese Imperial Household.

Imari ware is the western name for a colourful style of Arita ware. It often consists of a palette of dark blues, red, oranges and black with gilded highlights. It became popular in Europe and was exported in the 17th and 18th centuries by the Dutch East India Company. The name Imari come from the port in Nagasaki from which the porcelain was shipped to Europe.
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