998. Japanese Meji Hand Painted Imari Dish Centerpiece Plate Cobalt Blue Red Gilt 19C

Stunning Large Japanese Imari Circular Deep Dish or Centerpiece of outstanding quality, made during the last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

Hand decorated with all over typical decorative Imari palette in colours of iron red dark blue on an off white ground. The allover decoration is beautifully enhanced with elements of lavish gilding, see close up images    

Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece with no restoration anywhere, there is a few very small losses to top rom and a light hairline outside, view final image to see all. Back and front views are similar. 

Height: 3.75” (9.5cm). Diameter: (at top rim an impressive) 12.25” (31cm).  

Shipped to Schileren, Zurich, Switzerland.