16" Imari Plate Lion and Basket Pattern
Imari porcelain is a term for a coloured style of antique Japanese porcelain, named after the seaport Imari on the island Kyushu, Saga, in Japan, from where the porcelain was first shipped to the West in large quantities starting at the beginning of the 17th century.
Exquisite, elegant, and of the highest quality, Imari porcelain is highly respected in Japanese culture and is one of the prides and hallmarks of Japan. Typically, Imari ware (in the English use of the term) is decorated in under glazed colours of blue, red, gold, and black for outlines and sometimes with other colours added in the over glazed.
It’s no secret that Imari porcelain is highly valued by art experts and lovers all over the world. When you purchase Imari porcelain, you are guaranteed unparalleled quality and originality. Each is a stunning piece, rich in history and high in cultural value, created by true masters of the art.