Japanese Imari pattern dish ‘Swimming Carp’ Meiji Period.

August 28, 2019 1:45 pm Published by

A Japanese Arita porcelain dish, Meiji Period, 1868 -1912. The leaf shaped dish, lightly moulded with two carp, swimming through stylised waves, amongst flowering plants. Decorated in typical Imari enamels, with one carp stunningly decorated in gilt.
Width – 31 cm, 12 1/4″.
Height – 26 cm, 10 1/4″.
Condition – typical very minor wear to the gilt and enamel. Otherwise in perfect condition. No damage. No restoration.

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