Japanese Imari 1680-1800
Height 88 mm (3.46 inch), diameter 176 mm (6.92 inch), diameter of footring 61 mm (2.40 inch), weight 451 grams (15.91 ounce (oz.))
Bowl on footring, straight rim. Imari, decorated in underglaze blue, iron-red and gold with three panels, filled with a bird in flight above two knotted branches with a flower head alternating with leafy and flowering branches. Round the foot a floret between scrolls pattern border. On the outer and inner rim a diaper pattern border. On the inner wall three flowering branches - one of iris, one of cherry and one of prunus. On the bottom a peony flower spray in a single concentric band in underglaze blue and gold.
Condition: Two firing flaws to the base.
Price: € 599 - $ 660 - £ 537
(the $ and £ prices are approximates and depend on the € price exchange rate)