Iroe Houou-Ryu-mon Plate
Bakumatsu Meiji, 1810-1850
It measures 8 3/8” dia. & 1 ¼” tall
It is hand painted in under glaze blue and over glaze colors of red, yellow, green, blue & aubergine with gold,
decorated, karahana (foreign Chinese floral motif) in a mikomi center, with a circulated border with ryu(dragon),
houou(phoenix) , kiku(chrysanthemum) & kiri(paulownia), marked with uzu-fuku to base
Late Edo Period
1770 -1854
Hizen Imari Porcelain