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Set of Four Japanese Imari porcelain shallow bowls circa 1900
A lovely and striking set of four heavily potted hand-thrown porcelain bowls with intricate hand painted designs in rich oranges, blue, black, yellow, green and gold overglaze enamels. The design has 2 main panels with children riding a hobby horse and shooting a bow. The void is filled with floral, geometric designs. Each of the 4 dishes have identical painting designs, although they vary slightly. The footring is unglazed. The base is glazed. The rim is gilt.
There are 6 Chinese characters under on the base. The bowls were produced during the Meiji period.
Each bowl measures 8 5/8" x 1 ½" tall
The condition of all 4 is excellent. No rim chips. 2 plates have hairlines. Very little wear to the overglaze enamels.
The 4 plates show off well en masse. They make a colorful exotic display.
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