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A Japanese porcelain ware, first produced in the early 1600s especially for export to Europe and typically decorated with bright colors and elaborate floral motifs.

[After Imari, port in northwestern Kyushu, Japan, from which it was exported.]


a type of decorated Japanese porcelain


Japanese porcelain with a decorated blue underglaze over which the colors of red and gold are laid.
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Ida was in her boudoir, a tiny little tapestried room, as neat and dainty as herself, with low walls hung with Imari plaques and with pretty little Swiss brackets bearing blue Kaga ware, or the pure white Coalport china.
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1 In the foyer, a red poinsettia in an antique Japanese Imari bowl, is placed on a silk table runner below a Japanese origami crane mobile hanging groin the light fixture.
A tribal ceremonial headdress and a Japanese Imari jardiniere were among the exotic items which sold at Brightwells of Leominster's latest auction.
At first glance the sitter appears to be an Arab sheikh from one of the desert tribes who has come into Cairo to make some purchases--here he is sitting in a sunlit shop stall, a Chinese export blue and white bowl sitting on a rug on a ledge beside him and a glimpse of silks and an Imari plate beyond.
After eyeing Royal Crown Derby's Old Imari at $550 a place setting, a consultant suggested registering for a coordinating pattern line and pick out a couple of "signature" pieces from Old Imari.
He currently heads a team of more than 60 chefs, to bring to life the menus of IMARI, Le Sauvage, Le Domain [34], Figs and Olives, and The Deli at The Domain.
Although produced in England, the Chinese patterns, known as Imari, chimed with the contemporary American obsession with the Orient and the ironstone was snapped up by trans-Atlantic buyers.
An inlaid 18th-century Georgian corner cabinet, scaled perfectly for the room, is filled with silver and old English china and topped with an Imari goose figurine.
The opening fillies' handicap went to the Ed Dunlop-trained top-weight Summer Song, who beat favourite Imari by half a length in the hands of Richard Hughes.
The cool, cosmopolitan Imari restaurant in Manama hosted ministers, company chief executive officers, VIPs, Japanese Ambassador Shigeki Sumi and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman, Minister Essam Fakhro.
The Bargain Hunter looks east towards the origins of Imari porcelain