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Fine Ko Imari Dodecagonal Dish Edo 19C

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1151098

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A sometsuke dish of twelve sided dodecagonal form painted in a refined Kakiemon style. The rim border is divided into six fan shaped panels decorated with three sets of alternating floral compositions featuring respectively Bamboo, take, Peonies and rocks, botan, and shibagaki Brushwood fences. The centre painted with Cherry trees and a formal balustrades. The reverse is decorated with a Kraak style pattern of strapwork divisions and stylised flowers. The centre of the footring contains a Shin mark within a double ring roundel, Chinese Qian, the first character from the name of the Chinese Emperor Qianlong. There is also a stippled character within the foot-ring indicating that the dish may have been in a south east Asian collection at sometime. The dish is in good condition, no cracks, chips or restoration and measures approximately 18.5cm in diameter. additional images on request. Shipping at Cost.