Antique/Vintage Imari Arita-Yaki Shallow Bowl Japanese Hand Painted Porcelain. Antique Japanese Porcelain- Imari, hand painted shallow bowl. We are very pleased to be able to offer for your consideration this antique Imari hand painted shallow bowl. Imari porcelain - is the name for Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of Arita, in the former Hizen Provence, northwest of Kyushu. They were exported to Europe extensively from the port of Imari, Saga, between the second half of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century.The Japanese as well as Europeans called them Imari. In Japanese, these porcelains are also known as. This region of Japan is still in the business of creating porcelain wares. This shallow dish is a fine example of the hand painting, use of stains, under glazes, and patterns common to the region. This shallow bowl is approximately 8 3/8 inches in diameter, it stands approximately 1 3/8 inches tall at the lip. The base is wet glazed with a dry foot. The foot is approximately 4 1/2 inches in diameter.
This shallow bowl weighs approximately 15.2 ounces. It is a high fired vitreous porcelain. It carries no makers mark, but it's origins are unmistakable. Condition- This shallow bowl is in very good condition, the only issue we could find is a very small chip in the clear glaze at the rim (see picture). The item "Antique/Vintage Imari Arita-Yaki Shallow Bowl Japanese Hand Painted Porcelain" is in sale since Thursday, March 20, 2014.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Bowls". The seller is "gimbler" and is located in El Segundo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.