Japanese Imari hexagonal dish, Arita, c. 1700. Genroku Period.
Japanese ‘Imari’ porcelain dish, Arita, c. 1700, Genroku Period. The hexagonal shaped dish, painted to the centre, with a large jardiniere, with a flowering plant, upon a terrace. The broad border, painted with panels of karashishi running over rocks, on a ground of dense floral scroll.
The reverse, with sprigs of flowers, and having five spur marks, within an underglaze blue circle.
Height: 26.3 cm, 10 3/8”.
Width: 26 cm, 10 1/4”.
Condition: Some firing stains to the rim, and crazing. No restoration.