As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this exceptional quality pair of Meiji period 1868-1912 Imari Bijin , these unusually large ceramic Okimono are decorated in superb detail throughout by an artist working at the kilns in Arita in the latter part of the Meiji period , undoubtedly taking inspiration from the Edo period artists who manufactured these type of wares for centuries prior to the Meiji restoration , the Bijin stand in a serene pose, one wearing a Kimono decorated with a Phoenix and flora in a Kutani palette and holding a straw bonnet , the second clutching her Kimono decorated with geometric clouds amidst trailing Wisteria , a delightful pair of beauty’s that would light up any room setting or add to your Japanese work of art collection .
Condition report :
In fine condition throughout with a minimal aged chip to the flowing Kimono on the Bijin with the Hat .
Approximate Sizes :
Height : 18″ 46 cm
Width : 8″ 20 cm
Depth : 7″ 18 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .
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