Japanese Imari Sometsuke Charger Plate (Meiji period) 19th century

Regular price $95.00

1850-1899 19th century (Meiji period) Japanese Imari Sometsuke Cobalt Blue White Charger Pagota, Stream, Willows Mountains

Antique Imari charger with a Sometsuke (blue under glaze) decoration over white porcelain.

Hand painted large Japanese blue and white Imari charger with a landscape design of pine and willow trees, pagodas, mountains and rivers. The back is decorated with six blue river scenes and an impressed signature or makers mark on the back.

Imari porcelain is the name for Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of Arita, in the former Hizen Province, northwestern Kyūshū. They were exported to Europe extensively from the port of Imari, Saga between the second half of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century. The Japanese as well as Europeans called them Imari. In Japanese, these porcelains are also known as Arita-yaki (有田焼). Imari or Arita porcelain has been produced continuously until the present date.

Highly collectible, Imari plates and charges have been known to sell for thousands of dollars.19th century (Meiji period)

Condition: Chip that has been repaired to the edge of the plate (as shown in photo), A few very light surface scratches, underside few light surface scratches. This platter was a display item. Otherwise excellent condition.

Deeply discounted due to the repaired chip.

Size: 12.5" x 2"

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