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.
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.