Massive Japanese Meiji Period Imari Dish
A Monumental Japanese Imari Charger, Meiji Period, c. 1880's
Of circular form with scalloped edge, elaborately decorated with birds and floral motifs. Finely detailed throughout, brilliant colours, fresh gilded accents.
Minor signs of well-executed historical restorations to the back.
Very rare in this size and quality.
A related item sold at Bonhams, Edinburgh, 6 December 2007, Lot 1072