402. Antique Japanese Meji Hand Painted Imari Dish Centerpiece Plate Cobalt Blue Red

Stunning Large Japanese or Chinese Imari Oval Form Deep Dish or Centerpiece of outstanding quality, made during the last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

Hand decorated with all over typical decorative Imari palette in colours of iron red dark blues on an off-white ground. The allover decoration is beautifully enhanced with elements of gilding highlights, see close up images    

Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece with no restoration anywhere, the entire rim is perfect, in our opinion it never hung on a wall. 

Height: 10” (25.5cm). Width: (entire an impressive) 12.25” (31cm). Depth: 2” (6cm).