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15" Dia. Japanese Meiji Arita Imari Porcelain Charger Shou Children

15" Dia. Japanese Meiji Arita Imari Porcelain Charger Shou Children


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1416954
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 $375.00 
Japanese Meiji period Imari porcelain charger decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels with Chinese children frolicking between four “shou” (longevity) banners set against a dense pattern of flowers and scrolling foliage on a lavender-gray ground. The back is decorated in sometsuke (underglaze blue) with three fish and a fish scale band along the top rim. An apocryphal six-character Ming dynasty Chenhua reign mark is on the base. Late 19th century. 15 1/8” diameter x 3” high. Heavily potted and in very good overall condition. There are light scratches from use and typical signs of wear. The gilt at the rim is rubbed. From a Fountain Hills, Arizona collection.
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