The size of Vase: 12” High x 5 5/16” Dia. This is beautiful Japanese Seiji, Celadon Vase by Miura Chikken (3rd Miura Chikusen). The vase is made with fine quality porcelain with Seiji finish. The vase has 2 Ho-o bird ears. It came with Tomobako as well as Tomonuno with artist chop seal. The cover of Tomobako has Japanese writing, “Seiji So Ho-o Mimi” (celadon porcelain with two ho-o ears). “Kabin” (flower vase). The condition of vase excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline. Please note there is 3 small spots as our photo show at second page, 1st and 2nd photo. Dating from 1950-60’s. The vase has inscription signature of Chikken on the bottom. Japnese writing on side label as, Miura Chikken made, Celadon Ho-O Ears Vase..
Miura Chikken = 3rd Miura Chikusen (1900-1990):
Chikken (Chikusen 3rd) was born as 3rd son of first Miura Chikusen at Kyoto. Real name was Saburo, later Chikusen and Chikken. He succeeded as 3rd Chikusen in 1921, but he passed Chikusen name to Yasuzo in 1931. He separated name and became Chikken same year. He was fine potter and made many fine pieces.