All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1289675 (stock #AG834)
A classic pattern, called 'koshi-mon', inspired by a door and window pattern of old Japan. Deep blue glaze, sometsuke, on white porcelain. At the bottom of the cup, mikomi, shows a half moon like motif. Hand painted. Ca. mid 1800s. Excellent condition. 2 3/4"diameter 2 1/4" tall www.ichoya.com
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1226180 (stock #AG833)
Made from fine porcelain with dark brown "lip-stick" around the top rim. The beautiful indigo painting was inspired by the earlier Guangdon, China style, a mountain and water scene. The mikomi, the interior bottom mark, is rock and water, 'iwanami.' The bottom/foot style is called "jya-no-me" which mean a snake eye. An elegant appearance. Excellent condition. Ca. Early to mid 1800s. 3" diameter 2 1/4"tall.