All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1234635 (stock #1968)
This is a beautiful Antique Japanese IMARI Plate from the 19th Century. It measures about: Diameter 17 3/4 (45.3 cm) and Height 2 1/4" (5.7 cm). The first Imari Plates were made in the town of Arita and they were exported from the Port of Imari. They were made of white Kaolin clay, discovered in Japan in the early 1600's. The Imari Plates became very popular in Europe in the 19th Century, especially with The Royals...