Kenjo Imari dish. Genoroku Period.

A Japanese Kenjo Imari shaku- zara, c. 1700, Genoroku Period. Decorated with a central panel of a Temple garden, surrounded by a border of panels of further gardens and plants, upon an iron red red ground, decorated with gilt flowerheads. The outer rim decorated with a continuous wave motif.
The reverse of the dish decorated with karakusa style vines, and a choji, clove mark, within a double ring. Four spur marks, and unglazed footrim.

Medium: Porcelain

Signed/Inscribed: Choji, clove mark to base.

Height:  5 cm, 1.97"

Condition: Glaze crazing, leading to four heavier crazing lines to the rim. Please see images. Typical minor wear to the enamels. No restoration.


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