This is a Japanese hard paste porcelain wall hanging plaque or plate with two holes drilled in the footrest on the back for hanging on the wall, entirely hand painted. The date is circa 1911 to 1921.
The plaque is 10 ¼” and it is the shape of a coupe plate.
The rim has a design of fish in raised relief along with pyramids and beaded in gold.
The scene is hand painted and is one of a sailboat in Egypt against a red setting sun and desert buildings along the shoreline. The scene is painted in shades of red, brown and yellow.
There are no chips, nicks, cracks or crazing. The face of the plaque is bisque, or unglazed.
You can view more Nippon wall hanging plaques in the book “The Collector’s Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain Third Series” by Joan F. Van Patten, pages 166 to 180, and also in the Six Series, pages 210 through 214.
The green mark is number 47 with M in the wreath and Hand Painted above and Nippon below.
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