Large Signed Edo Era Imari Charger
An extra large signed Imari porcelain plate from Japan’s Edo era. Estimated age 1850s to 1880s. Beautifully hand painted under glaze with botanical scenes. In very good condition. Various kiln and firing marks visible which are a confirmation of authenticity.
Early Imari signature on base (please see images).
Weight – 2.585 kg and diameter – 16 inches of 40.5 cm – height 5.7 cm.
Available for local pickup. Shipping is via Australia Post and includes tracking. It will be approximately 8 business days to most international locations. If shipping we highly recommend insurance for this item. Please email us at [email protected] for cost to your location.
Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West. Beginning in the late 17th century and originally made in the town now known as Arita, which became a centre for porcelain thanks to its proximity to kaolin-rich Izumiyama,