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Five small stoneware dishes, kuro oribe, Japan 20th c

Five small stoneware dishes, kuro oribe, Japan 20th c


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1930: Item # 373728

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$ 475

Five small dishes with a design of three iron-brown cherry blossoms (two positive, one negative) on a cream colored patch in an otherwise black surface. Foot ring impressed at tree points, thus creating three feet. Black Oribe. In the unglazed bottom two impressed seals: Aoi no kama (hollyhock kiln) and star-shaped flower.
Japan, Meiji/Taisho period.
Diam. 4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm), height 7/8 in. (2.1 cm). Excellent condition.
With yellow cloth wrappers and wooden box, inscribed: Kuro Oribe mei? no sara (Black Oribe signed? dishes). Signed and sealed on inside of cover.