Question: Is Imari porcelain valuable?

“A really nice Meiji Period Imari vase in the 12-to-16-inch size range,” he adds, “can retail anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 in todays market.”

How do I know if my Imari is valuable?

You can identify Chinese Imari by its brighter white and more purple-toned blue. The red over-glaze is also thinner and closer to orange than in Japanese pieces. Chinese Imari is generally more finely potted than Japanese, with a very even glaze.

What is Chinese Imari porcelain?

Chinese Imari is a decoration style with predominantly a dry iron red enamel highlighted with gilt applied on underglaze blue and white porcelain. This first Chinese Imari was produced at the end of the reign of the Chinese emperor Kangxi (1662-1722) and it remained popular up until the mid 18th century.

How much is Imari ware worth?

“A really nice Meiji Period Imari vase in the 12-to-16-inch size range,” he adds, “can retail anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 in todays market.”

What is Imari pattern?

Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century. The most frequent Imari palette revolved around three main colors—the blue underglaze, plus a rusty reddish-orange and a brilliant gold.

Is Imari Japanese or Chinese?

Japanese Imari ware is a term for a colored style of antique Japanese porcelain and was named after the seaport Imari on the island Kyushu, Saga, in Japan, from where the porcelain first was shipped to the West starting the beginning of the 17thcentury. Japanese Imari is also characterized by its colorful elaborate

What does Imari mean in Hebrew?

The meaning of the name “Imari” is: “Strong, resolute”. Categories: African American Names, Unisex Names.

Is Imari a girl name?

The first thing you should know if you are considering Imari for your babys name is that in most countries all over the world the name Imari is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name.

What does Imari mean in Japanese?

: a multicolored Japanese porcelain usually characterized by elaborate floral designs.

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