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Hizen Imari Porcelain
No.126
Sometsuke Takara-mon Hakkaku Kozara
1880-1910
Imari sometsuke hakkaku-zara, octagonal plate
It measures approx.  6” x 6” & 1 ¼” tall
It is hand painted in under glaze blue, takara-zukushi motif (full of treasure), takaratsubo (treasure pot),
kakuremino(magic straw coat) and makimono(scroll) in a center mikomi circle bordered with kaminari
(thunder) linked design and hana karakusa(floral arabesque), marked to base, Gorou Tayu (spurious name)
Bakumatsu - Early Meiji
1854 - 1890