A pair of ko-Imari blue and white inscribed apothecary bottles
Late 17th century
Each of bulbous form, with short tapering necks and thickened rims, the bodies sketchily painted with birds in flight among trailing peonies, beneath a band of variously sized spear-heads around the neck, each bottle bearing a wisteria roundel, inscribed HB. 24.1cm (9½in) high. (2).