Dish. Provenance: Japan. Dating: Edo middle period (1704-1800), c.1700. Sixteen-lobbed dish with a glazed base on footring with spreading sides. On the base four spur-marks in a Y-pattern. Gold Imari decorated in overglaze gold, iron-red and a light pinkish gold wash. In the centre various flowering chrysanthemums in a circle. Round the foot of the cavetto a petalled circle. On the cavetto seven stylised golden chrysanthemums outlined in red with white centres are scattered across all the panels. On the reverse four camellia heads surrounded by scrolling branches. Dimensions: Height: 53 mm (2.09 inch), Diameter: 210 mm (8.27 inch), Diameter of footring: 119 mm (4.69 inch). Condition : Wear to the golden decoration in the centre and on the exterior wall and a tiny 2 mm (0.08 inch) fleabite to the rim.