Kenjo Imari tokuri, Arita, Japan, c. 1700. Genroku Period.
Japanese Imari porcelain tokuri, Arita, c. 1700, Genroku Period. The squared vessel painted with shaped panels of flowering plants, upon textile design inspired grounds. Rising to a similarly decorated raised shoulder, surmounted by a shaped neck.
Decorated in typical Imari colours, with the addition of yellow enamel, and gilt.
Having a slightly recessed, unglazed base, with a Japanese character in black enamel.
Height: 20.5 cm, 8”.
Width: 9.5 cm, 3 3/4”.
Depth: 9.5 cm,3 3/4”.
Condition: Spout re attached to body. Firing fault to rim of spout. Typical minor wear to the enamel, and gilding. Please see images for detail.