A classic Japanese Imari bowl with a slightly everted rim richly decorated in typical Imari export style with three irregular lobed shaped reserves containing Chrysanthemums set against a dark blue brocade ground of Peonies and gilt Karakusa divided into three sections each containing three flowers. The foot-ring is decorated with a band of three further Peony flowers. The interior of the bowl is painted with a band inset with stylised flowers, Peony, Chrysanthemum and Gobenka, and the main register is decorated with three further Peony, Cherry and Chrysanthemum branches and a central reserve containing a winter scene of Pheasants, Kigi, and Mandarin Oranges, Mikan, amongst Waterfalls, rocks and turbulent waves. The bowl dates to the early Eighteenth century circa 1700-1730.
The bowl measures approximately 18.5cm in diameter, and stands 8.8cm high, and is in good condition, no cracks, chips or restoration. The gilding and enamelling is in very good condition.
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