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

Ref. No. : H1


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