Marks
Chinese reign marks on the Imari porcelain are spurious marks, not the correct
period marks, simply a part of the decorations
Seika-nen-sei
Chenghua period in the Ming Dynasty (1465 -1487)
Iroe  Namasuzara    1750 - 1780  No.90
Chinese Reign Marks
Taimin-nen-sei
Ming dynasty period
Sometsuke Plate  1750 - 1780
Banreki-nen-sei
Wanli period
Some-nishiki Kakuzara   1790 - 1810   No.37
Sentoku-nen-sei
Ming Xuande Year (1425-1435)
Sometsuke Hakkaku Kobachi   1780 -1810   No.82
Ken Mark
Ken mark stands for the Chinese reign, Quianlong period ( 1736 - 1795 ) and often
appeared on the back of the Imari porcelain in the late Edo period.
Hizen Imari Porcelain Marks
Hizen Marks
Other regions
Dai-Min-Banreki-nen-sei
IMARI
Wanli period, Ming Dynasty
Sometsuke Tsurukame-mon Plate  1780 - 1830   No.27
Somenishiki Sakura-mon Plate  1840 - 1880  No.55
成化年製
太明年製
萬暦年製
大朋萬暦年製
宣徳年製