Imari figure of a Bijin, c. 1700, Genroku Period.


A Japanese Imari porcelain figure, c. 1700, Genroku Period. Finely modelled as a Bijin, wearing an elaborate underglaze blue kimono, painted with large flowerheads, on an iron red ground, and heightened with gilt flowering plants.

Having an unglazed base.


Medium: Porcelain

Height: 21 cm, 8 1/4”.

Width: 8 cm, 3 1/8”.

Depth: 8.5 cm, 3 3/8”.

Condition: Typical minor wear to the gilding.