Seifu Yohei III (1851 - 1914) (Scroll down for more information.)
According to Gisela Jahn's book, Meiji Ceramics, Seifu Yohei III was adopted by the Seifu family and took over the workshop in 1872, he then took the name Seifu III in 1878. He produced mainly for the Japanese market and received many awards in Japan. In 1893 Seifu became the first ceramist to be admitted to the Teishitsu Gigei-in and in 1895 he was made a member of the Order of the Green Ribbon.
Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)(Scroll down for more information)
Height: 3.75 inches
Width: 1.62 inches
Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)
Mark: Impressed Sterling Silver & Underglaze Blue Nishiura
Edo Era Kutani Japanese Koro with Silver Lid & Box (later additions)
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Height: 3.5 inches
Width: 3.25 inches
Age: Edo Era (1615-1868)(17th century)
Mark: Overglaze (Iroe) Fuku Stamp & Jun-gin (pure silver) on the lid. Box is labeled "Ko Kutani, Sansui Style, One Koro"
Condition: Very good with only some age related craquelure in the glaze. Most could not be photographed since they're...
Makuzu Kozan I (1842 - 1916) (Scroll down for more information.)
Miyagawa Kozan, born Miyagawa Toranosuke in Kyoto, took over the family business in 1860 at the age of 18. In 1870 he opened a shop in Yokohama and started creating Satsuma-style wares with high-relief modeled figures. However, when there was not a demand for that type of ware, he began to create Chinese-style porcelain. This earned him greater fame and success, and in 1896 he was elected to the Teishits...