Five Arita Imari Cobalt Blue Dishes


Antique Japanese Edo era 1790s to 1840s Arita Imari set of five porcelain dishes hand signed and painted with stylized dragons and with fluted and scalloped rims with cartouche symbols of luck and wealth. Beautiful condition.

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Five Arita Imari Cobalt Blue Dishes

Antique Edo era 1790s to 1840s set of five Arita Imari cobalt blue and white under glaze dishes.  Hand painted with stylized dragon motifs and with fluted or scalloped rims decorated with Japanese cartouches symbolizing luck and wealth. Signed Daimin Seika Nensei beneath each bowl.


Condition  is excellent for the age and the usual kiln and firing marks of the age which are a confirmation of authenticity.


The approximate dimensions of each bowl are 9.5 cm diameter and 3.8 cm height.   The total weight of 5 bowls is 408 grams.


Shipping is via Australia Post and includes tracking.


Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West.  Beginning in the late 17th century and originally made in the town now known as Arita, which became a center for porcelain thanks to its proximity to kaolin-rich Izumiyama,  Imari ware also called Japan or Japan ware took its design cues from colorful Japanese textiles of the day.

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Weight .408 kg
Dimensions 9.5 × 3.8 cm


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