A Japanese Meiji period charger decorated with figures, dragon and Hou-ou bird

19th century
Asian Arts
From: LU5 6PL, Harlington, United Kingdom

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    A superb, large, charger, decorated with a central roundel, within which are monks engaged in perusal of a religious script. 12 radiating panels, within which are stylised flowers, dragons and a hou-ou bird. The reverse of the charger is decorated with stylised floral motifs. 
    In excellent antique condition. No apparent defects.
    38cm in diameter.
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    Ref: XMA0PY99MS

    Style Asian Arts (Plates, Porcelain Services of Asian Arts Style)
    Period 19th century (Plates, Porcelain Services 19th century)
    Country of origin Japan
    Diameter (cm) 38
    Materials Porcelain
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location LU5 6PL, Harlington, United Kingdom

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