Antique Japanese Porcelain Imari Pattern Plate Hand Painted Meiji Period ca 1880. An antique Japanese Imari pattern porcelain plate with superb hand painted and gilded intricate detail.This is a great example of a Japanese imari palette scalloped rim plate dating from around 1880, during the Meiji period. The decoration has been very skilfully done and features a central vase of flowers and four panels or cartouches around the rim featuring blossom and flowers. Between each cartouche there is an under glaze blue panel and iron red quatrefoil seal. There is blue painted leaf and floral decoration on the back of the rim.
The palette of colours features underglaze blue and iron red, peach with gilded highlights. This is a very good quality item and a very decorative example of this ware. The plate 8 1/4 inches diameter and 1 1/4 inches high, it weighs 410g unpacked. It is in very good antique condition with just a short tight hairline to the the rim and very minor rubbing to the gilding.
The item "Antique Japanese Porcelain Imari Pattern Plate Hand Painted Meiji Period ca 1880" is in sale since Wednesday, August 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Plates". The seller is "jockjen" and is located in Askam-in-Furness. This item can be shipped worldwide.