Japanese Imari Porcelain 10" Bowl Hand-Painted with Gilding and Mark
Imari ware is a Western term for a brightly-colored style of Arita ware Japanese export porcelain made in the area of Arita, in the former Hizen Province, northwestern Kyūshū.
This bowl is an excellent reproduction of the Meiji era Imari designs that were popular in the mid to late 19th Century.
The bowl is 10 inches wide and measures 4.5 inches in height. It is in excellent condition and has no cracks or chips.
This item has been appraised by Peter Combs of Gloucester, MA. Peter is a world renowned appraiser and dealer of Asian Antiques and Fine Art, for the past 40 years. He is also an auctioneer who has been licensed in the state of Massachusetts since 1989. The appraised value of this Imari bowl is between $45-$60. Room Tonic is selling this bowl for $40.
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