Japan around 1700
Porcelain, underglaze blue, and overglaze red and gold
Imari plates of this size were very popular, precious collector's items among many German Princely Houses around 1700 and met the taste and admiration for Far East culture. The ancient tradition of porcelain making in Asia was greatly admired in Europe, as they were not yet able to make porcelain themselves. This beautiful plate comes from the collection of the Dukes of Württemberg.
Diameter: 55 cm