Impressively large 19th century Japanese Imari charger with scalloped rim. Particularly finely painted in traditional Imari colours with gilt over-painting. This charger is a quality example of the Imari porcelain ware that was made for export during the Meiji period. It has an unglazed foot and imprints on its underside from supports used during firing. Ground has a blue tint. Typically unmarked. This charger measures 45 cm in diameter.
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Large 19th Century Scalloped Japanese Imari Charger (45cm)
This charger is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Wear to the applied gold enamel on its rim commensurate with age and minor firing flaws as is typical. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.