A 20th Century Japanese Studio Vase – Signed – Showa
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Pre 1980: item # 958901
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Ichiban Japanese & Oriental Antiques
Post Office Box 395
Marion, CT 06444-0395
|This is a lovely and striking Japanese studio vase that starts with a round base then slowly tapers to a squarish top. All along the sides there are a series of six bands of nearly vertical zig zag cuts in the tannish – grayish – blue colored clay. The vase measures 11 ¾” high and is 4” square at the top and 3 ¼” diameter at the base. It is is excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restorations. It is signed on the base – the signature has been translated as "Ryusei". We date it to the mid to later 20th century, circa 1950-1970s.|