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Vintage Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger with Rickshaw, Peafowl motif

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Pre 1980: Item # 1336200

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Monumental Vintage Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger / Plate with motif of Rickshaw and Peafowl. In excellent condition and very large at 14" diameter. 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. According to Helaine Fendelman of Country Living, all pieces of porcelain that are marked with the word "Imari" in English are Mid to late 20th Century giftware. They are not antique, and they are "hard to find."