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Imari 18" Large Oval Japanese Serving Platter / Stencil Phoenix & Floral Design

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The plate was decorated with stenciled images. Stenciled images were increasing used in Japan after 1868 as they moved toward mass production. Traditionally, Japanese ceramists hand painted each piece, requiring lots of time to produce many objects. Generally, stenciling was more cumbersome than hand painting. However, once the stencils were done, it could be used over many pieces, saving production time. In any event, both hand painted and stenciled images required skillful artists.

Reference Number1389
Item ConditionPre-owned in excellent condition. No cracks or chips. Please see pictures.
Japanese Pottery StyleImari Porcelain
MerchandisePorcelain Serving Platters
Subject MatterJapanese Phoenix
Original Box/PackagingNot included.
Measure 1Dimensions: 18" x 13.5" x 1.5"
Total Weight4 lbs 1 oz
NotesMADE IN JAPAN (white, blue)
Image TypeStencil

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