Important Museum Quality Japanese Edo Period Presentation Imperial Chrysanthemum marked IMARI big tripod Bowl with averted rim with circle handles on either side.
Feet are in a shape of mystical creatures' heads.
It is decorated with under-glazed blue, red , gold and green with big gold Imperial 16th -leaves Chrysanthemums on front and on a back.
It has symbolic gold decorations over red enameling over the body with small scrolls with landscape with houses and temples around handles and gold decorations with Pine trees under glazed blue; four scrolls of dragons with clouds over green background between them.
Handles have symbolic decorations over blue enameling and red enameling over the interior.
Bowl has blue and white stripe line over the bottom rim and red symbolic decorations under the upper rim.
The top of the bowl is finally decorated with gold pine tree and four small scrolls with birds and four red background scrolls with leaves and pines.
The interior of the bowl shows iron oxidation.
13 1/2" wide x 7 1/4" tall