Imari porcelain is the name for Japanese porcelain ware made in the town of Arita, in the former Hizen Province, north western Kyushu. They were exported to Europe extensively from the port of Imari, Saga in the latter half of 17th century and early 18th century. Japanese as well as the Europeans called this ware Imari. It is coloured porcelain with an under glaze of cobalt blue and over glaze of red and gold. The goblet has a tall neck and is painted with delicate flowers, plants and birds.