A pair of large Imari style porcelain vases with underglaze blue and overglaze enamel decoration
Japan, Meiji/Taisho period
Each of pear form with a flared neck, painted with doves in various colors against a gilt and iron red enameled ground, the base of one inscribed with a kakebotuke character and nanri sei (one vase with hairline crack, base broken off and re-attached, the other vase with plaster fill to recessed base).
24 3/4in high
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