Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Large, Square B & W Japanese Arita Imari Dish, Edo

Large, Square B & W Japanese Arita Imari Dish, Edo


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1310923

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DESCRIPTION: This large, boldly decorated early 19th century Japanese Arita sometsuke (blue and white) porcelain dish in square form (“kaku-zara”) is hand painted in deep cobalt blue with a center floral design against thin parallel lines. This center ground is bordered by diaper designs around the raised rim with floral cartouches at each corner. Such a dish was used in Japanese tea ceremonies for serving raw fish or shellfish. The reverse is hand painted with stylized decorations in cobalt blue surrounding the high unglazed foot rim. DIMENSIONS: 11 ½” square (29 cm) x 2” high (5 cm).