Large Imari Baluster Lidded Navy Blue & Orange White Porcelain (Ginger) Jar With Rosewood Stand, Macau
Dramatic large baluster form (20.5" tall) Japanese Imari Style Porcelain Jar made on the Island of Macau in the Pearl River Delta of China.
The central portion of the body on either side is hand painted in rich, colorful enamels with two scenes painted against white glaze background & presented in a wonderful artistic manner.
The front portrays two Japanese ladies in a garden / landscape setting. The scene on the back portrays stylised Japanese trees in a landscape with temples. The intervening areas are filled with intricate floral designs painted in orange, peach & gold enamels. The neck and base have a very striking gold lappet border and flower design. The cover is painted in a similar manner and topped with a navy blue finial.
Hallmarked on the base in red with six character mark & Made in Macau label.
Very good overall condition. The piece has been taken very good care of and is well preserved. Barely noticeable lid displacement - see photograph. This is a result of the original firing process.
A striking peice of fine Japanese porcelain from Macau.
Has it's own heavy solid red classic Chinese osewood stand alone worth $140.
An impressive decorative piece.
Dia 10", H20.5", Off stand 18".
Age - Mid to Third Quarter 20th. Century.
Very good condition. One small chip on inside of neck rim not visible when lidded. The lid is not level / diplaced due to firing process and has been leveled.
Possibly Heng Hui Polychrome Porcelain [恒辉彩瓷行], whose factory occupied several thousand square meters over three floors and employed nearly 1,000 people. Heng Hui also operated a second factory in Shantou (Guangdong Province) which employed another 2,000 people.