Japanese Edo Antique Imari Plate
Bottom has underglaze blue Arita Ken (translates to mean Chinese Qianlong period) mark,
This Japanese antique imari blue and white plate shows Kinkō (子英), the Taoist Immortal, riding on a carp in the center surrounded by stylized waves.
Dimensions: 7-1/8″ diameter
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use having a small kiln crack to the bottom side
Japan, 1750- 1790.
reference: The Animal in Far Eastern Art: And Especially in the Art of the Japanese Netzsuke, with References to Chinese Origins, Traditions, Legends, and Art by T. Volker, pp. 24-25.