SHOFU KATEI Meiji Japanese Studio Egret Vase
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1153874
PO Box 456
Allen, TX 75013
Shofu Katei (1870 to 1928)
Height: 3.5 inches
Width: 2.12 inches
Age: Meiji (1900 to 1920)
Shofu Katei, also known as Shofu Kajo, was born in 1870 in Seto, Japan. Shofu came to Kyoto in 1888, and in 1890, he was adopted into the Shofu Kajo family. In 1908, he set up the Shofu Ceramics Company, Ltd. and was awarded a Green Ribbon1 in 1915.