Monumental Antique Imari Porcelain Lidded Vase
This fine and very large Imari lidded vase measures 39 x 15 in (156 x 60 cm). A similar jar is said to be featured in the prestigous collection of the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Condition is good. There is a crack and small loss to the rear of the foo dog finial, plus an old repair to the upper lip of the lid. There is also rubbing wear/loss to the gilding, noticeable especially on the lid.