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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1152773
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Height: 6 inches

Width: 3.5 inches

Mark: Underglaze Blue Ishiguro Koko

Condition: Excellent

Age: Late Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1152831
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Shofu Katei (1870 to 1928)

Shofu Katei, also known as Shofu Kajo, was born in 1870 in Seto, Japan. Shofu came to Kyoto in 1888, and in 1890, he was adopted into the Shofu Kajo family. In 1908, he set up the Shofu Ceramics Company, Ltd. and was awarded a Green Ribbon in 1915.

Height: 6 inches

Width: 4.5 inches

Age: Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)

Mark: Shofu and impressed Shreve & Co. Sterling

Condition: Very good with only a small area on the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1153248
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Height: 14.5 inches

Width: 10 inches

Age: Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)

Condition: Very good with only a minute wear to the decoration

Koransha

Ezaiemon Fukagawa became the head of the Fukagawa family's porcelain manufacturing business in 1856 and founded the Koransha Company (Company of the Scented Orchid) in 1875.

The Koransha Company won the Grand Prix in International Exhibition in the United States in 1876 as well as ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1156959

Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Cup Height: 2 3⁄8 inches

Cup Diameter: 2 1⁄4 inches

Saucer Diameter: 4 7⁄8 inches

Saucer Height: 3⁄4 inch

Age: Late Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Marks: Nishiura

Condition: Excellent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1162691
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Okumura Shozan (1841-1905)

The information below came from Captain Frank Brinkley's book, Japan: It's History Art and Literature (Vol. 8, pg. 228).

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Okumura Yasutaro, a potter of Kadowakicho (a branch street of Gojo-zaka), commenced the manufacture of faience in 1864. His art name is Shozan. This keramist's skill in imitating the works of the old masters, especially Ninsei and Kenzan, is very remarkable. A cup made by him used to be exhibited in a museum of a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1164032
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This nice teapot was created by Seifu Yohei III in the mid to late Meiji Era (1880 to 1890). It measures 4 inches tall by 3.5 inches wide and is in excellent condition. The signature is applied on the side of the teapot in white enamel.

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 J...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1165392
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Cobalt blue teapot by Kinkozan Sobei VII (1868 - 1927).

Diameter: 2.5 inches

Height: 1.25 inches

Age: Meiji (1900 - 1920)

Mark: Kinkozan Zo (gold mark is worn)

Condition: Good with only some wearing of the gold on the mark and elsewhere.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1166444
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Sawamura Tosa was a Kyoto potter of Gojosaka who studied under Rokubei III and opened a factory in 1876.

For more information see pages 286 & 287 of Edward S. Morse's book, Catalog of the Morse Collection of Japanese Pottery.

Height: 6 inches

Width: 4.37 inches

Age: Meiji (1876 to 1890)

Mark: Impressed Tosa Mark

Condition: Good except for a firing crack on the underside of the vase and a short, stable hairline crack that runs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1168877

Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

The green under-glaze enamel was produced using the "fuki-e" method which, with the aid of stencils, created the base for the plum tree. I hope you can see the detail in the pictures of the white, moriage enamel that gives the plum tree and blossoms extra dimension.

Height: 3.25

Width: 2.75

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: Underglaze Green Nishura

Condition: Excellent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1170451
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This work looks like Hayashi Kodenji, but there is no signature.

Height: 3.5 inches

Width: 3.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: None

Condition: Very good with three very light gray lines about 1/4 of an inch long at the bottom rim. They are very hard to see. The last image is a close up of the lines.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1177072
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My pictures do not do justice to the elaborate, three-dimensional silver work under the translucent, dark, cherry red enamel. There are moths hidden among the flowers and leaves, and there is a depth to the design that you must admire in person to appreciate. As the sunlight skips over the delicate, gleaming petals of the most pronounced flowers, the rest of the intricately wrought design falls in varying degrees into the shadows.

Height: 12 inches

Width: 3.75 inches

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1177161
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Yabu Meizan (1853-1934)

Height: 4.87 inches

Width: 2.37 inches

Age: Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)

Mark: Overglaze Gold Enamel Yabu Meizan

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1177775
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Height: 5.5 inches

Width: 3.25 inches (excluding handles)

Age: Late Edo to Meiji (1850 - 1870)

Mark: None

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1192704
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Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Height: 5.5 inches

Width: 3.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: Nishiura

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1203792
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Fukagawa Seiji Company

In 1894 Chuji Fukagawa, a student of Makuzu Kozan, founded the Fukagawa (fuka = mountain, gawa = river) porcelain company. His idea was to gather the best artists in Japan to shape and paint porcelain for export to the rest of the world. He entered a large vase at the Paris International Exposition in 1900 and won the gold medal. Another gold medal was won at the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904, and in 1910 the Fukagawa Company became purveyor fo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1204002
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Height: 16.25 inches

Width: 12 inches

Age: Meiji (1870 - 1890)

Mark: None

Condition: There is a small chip on the foot of the vase (image 1) and two short, light stress cracks in the glaze on the top rim. One of the stress cracks is about 3 mm long and the other is 1.5 mm long (image 5).


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1204886
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Height: 10.5 inches

Width: 5 inches

Age: Late Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: None

Condition: There is a small chip on the foot of the vase (images 3 & 6).


All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1205404
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Makuzu Kozan II (Hanzan) (1859 - 1940)

Makuzu Kozan II, the adopted son of Makuzu Kozan I, was born Miyagawa Hannosuke. He was known for his blue and white Seto style wares, as well as his excellent Kyoto-style ink painting. Kozan I turned the family factory over to Hanzan in the 1880's and in 1917, one year after his fathers death, Hanzan took the name Makuzu Kozan II.

Height: 1.375 inches

Width: 2.125 inches

Age: Showa (1926 - 1940)

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