Lot 143: LARGE PLATE WITH GIRLS AT PLAY
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Imari porcelain with enamel colors and gold. Japan, 1st half 20th cent.
Very effective painting and color design of this wall plate. Three girls, dressed in old style of court ladies and corresponding hairstyles, sit around a go game table. Surrounding screens, one with bamboo, the front with golden dragons. On the compactly composed surface are pines, chrysanthemums and orchids, as well as golden tendrils. Underneath are large blossoms of peonies and chrysanthemums, also floral depiction also on the bottom.
DM 40,6 CM
From a German collection