Polychrome Imari charger
Price: € 2.200,00
Large overglaze polychrome enamel Japanese Imari charger with a central roundel depicting cherry-blossom and other flowers, the border shows various floral motifs and auspicious phoenix-birds with peonies.
This so-called kirande large plate has overglaze gilding. Some loose of gilding and old restorations. The bottom shows spurs marks and a possible inventory mark of an old European collection.
These Imari large chargers date from around 1700-1720.
(Imari porcelain is sometimes called Arita after its export harbor)
Size; H. : 9,5 cm Dia 54,5cm
Shipping and handling not included.
For other chargers of this type, all around D. 54 cm see:
– Porcelain for Palaces – The Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750 pp.222-223 (54.6 cm and 53.5 cm, dishes in the collection of the Queen of England dated 1690-1720);
– The Voyage of Old Imari Porcelain p.113 (plates in the collection of Kyushu Ceramic Museum);
– Altjapanisches Porzellan aus Arita in der Dresdener Porzellan Sammlung, ill. 41, 50, 51