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Japanese Meiji Imari Porcelain Mukozuke Bowl & Rice Bowl

Japanese Meiji Imari Porcelain Mukozuke Bowl & Rice Bowl


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 441363
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Japanese Meiji Period (19th century) Imari porcelain mukozuke bowl used for serving appetizers and condiments. Decorated in the traditional Imari palette with four cartouches featuring bamboo under clouds. The cartouches laternate with red circular floral forms set against a geometric background. There are gilt highlights throughout and on the rim. Underglaze blue floral and diaper patterns decorate the base, the squared flared foliate rim, and the interior bottom. Measures 4 1/4" at widest diameter of rim x 2 1/2"H. The rice bowl is decorated with four alternating floral and diamond form cartouches. Underglaze blue decoration to the interior. 4 1/4" diameter x 2 5/8" high. Both are in very good overall condition with a few small production imperfections. From an old Tucson, Arizona estate.