A large Japanese Imari dish of saucer form with slightly everted rim decorated in underglaze blue, iron red and gilding with a central motif of a vase on a verandah containing an arrangement of Peony and Chrysanthemum flowers. The cavetto of the dish decorated with an underglaze blue brocade ground inset with three lobed reserves containing Hydrangea, Ajisai, Chrysanthemums, Kiku, and Peonies, Botan. The reverse decorated with three Peony sprigs to the reverse. The dish dates to the period 1700-1730.
The dish is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. It measures 29cm or just under 11.5 inches in diameter (the equivalent of a shakuzara) and stands approximately 5cm or 2 inches high at the rim. The cost of UK shipping is included in the sterling £ price, and worldwide shipping is included in the $ price.