Antique Japanese Porcelain Imari Ceramic Bowl

19th century, Meiji Era

$224.95

Availability: In stock

Product Information

Shop this antique Japanese porcelain imari ceramic bowl for sale—the bowl with cover, in the Japanese tea bowl style with Imari motif and enamel decoration. The underside with Chinese Ming dynasty reign marks in six Chinese calligraphy scrip characters of the Chenghua era. 1465-1487. It was rumored during the Chenhua reign that all Chenghua marks were written by one calligrapher alone. Imari style porcelain is essentially a western term for a style of Arita ware porcelain. Named for the bright colors used in this design, this ceramic style is generally considered Japanese export porcelain. This work dates to the Meiji period, the nineteenth century. Japanese works, with Chinese reign marks underside, are not unfamiliar, as are Japanese imari ware, produced by Chinese porcelain artists.

Dimensions

The bowl and cover measure 4.45 inches in diameter and 4.35 inches in height.

Condition

With light potting imperfections and wear consistent with age to the enamel decoration.

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