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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...

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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1304726
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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

Condition: Excellent

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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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1304233
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Ito Tozan I (1846 - 1920) (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 12.5 inches

Width: 6 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 to 1920)

Mark: Underglaze black, Tozan Sei

Condition: Excellent

Ito Tozan was born in Awata, Kyoto in 1846. During his illustrious career he won many awards. They are listed below.

* 1883 Amsterdam World Exposition

* 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1300439
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Miyanaga Tozan I (1868 - 1941) Celadon Vase (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 9 inches

Width: 10 inches

Age: Meiji (1910 to 1920)

Mark: Incised Tozan

Condition: Excellent

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Large 16 Inch Edo Imari Bowl or Charger (Scroll down for more information.)

Diameter:16 inches

Height: 2.25 inches

Age: Edo (1800 - 1849)

Mark: Underglaze blue Arita Mark

Condition: Very good. There are some rough edges, kiln burns and glaze pinholes, all of which are consistent with an item of this age. There are no chips, cracks or repairs.


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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...

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Seifu Yohei I (1803 - 1861) (Scroll down for more information.)

According to Captain Frank Brinkley's book, Japan: It's History Arts and Literature (Vol. 8, pg. 226), Seifu Yohei I was born in Gojozaka, the son of a bookseller. He moved to Kyoto where he studied under Dohachi II and opened his own factory in 1844. Brinkley states that Seifu I manufactured both pottery and porcelain.

Diameter: 3 inches

Height: 2 inches

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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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1280948
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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...

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Edo Hirado Teapot (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 6 inches

Width: 6 inches

Age: Edo (pre 1868)

Mark: None

Condition: There is a stable firing crack on the handle, and the custom-made lacquer lid is probably a replacement.


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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...

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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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1256847
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Mashimizu Zoroku II (1861 - 1936)(Scroll down for more information.)

Mashimizu Zoroku II (born Jutaro) was the eldest son of Zoroku I. After studying ceramics in China and Korea, he assumed the name of Mashimizu Zoroku II in 1882. In 1884, he earned honorable mention at the Kyoto Exhibition and was awarded the gold medal at the Kofukuji Temple Exhibition. He opened a new kiln in Kyoto in 1917, and in 1926 he made a celadon koro for the Emperor Showa.

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Kinkozan Sobei VII (1868 - 1927)(Scroll down for more information.)

Please be sure to view the extra macro images of the moriage enamel feathers and claws on the cockatoo. There are also birds flying around the neck of the vase.


Height: 9.5 inches

Width: 5.25 inches

Age: Meiji (1900 - 1920)

Condition: Very good with only some gold wear, mostly on the rim.




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Kinkozan Sobei VII (1868 - 1927)(Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 2.25 inches

Width: 3.75 inches

Age: Meiji (1900 - 1920)

Condition: Excellent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1250063
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Seifu Yohei I (1803 - 1861) (Scroll down for more information.)

According to Captain Frank Brinkley's book, Japan: It's History Arts and Literature (Vol. 8, pg. 226), Seifu Yohei I was born in Gojozaka, the son of a bookseller. He moved to Kyoto where he studied under Dohachi II and opened his own factory in 1844. Brinkley states that Seifu I manufactured both pottery and porcelain.

This vase is a tribute to the Shonzui style/school or Gorodayu Go-Shonzu...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1248875
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Yonezawa Hisashi (b. 1931) Celadon Koro with Sterling Silver Lid (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 4 inches

Width: 5 inches

Age: Post 1950

Mark: Incised "Hisashi" ( 久 )

Condition: Excellent (The box is not original.)


All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1248808
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Isamu Hasegawa Koro & Box (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 3.5 inches (including agate finial)

Width: 4 inches

Age: Modern

Mark: Incised "Isamu" ( 勇 )

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1248475
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Meiji Satsuma Vase in Velvet & Silk Box (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 7.25 Inches

Width: 3.25 Inches

Age: Meiji (1890 to 1910)

Mark: Gold on black overglaze

Condition: Very good with minimal gold wear


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Okumura Shozan (1841-1905) (Scroll down for more information.)

According to Captain Frank Brinkley, Okumura Shozan started producing ceramics in 1864. His art name was Shozan, and he was especially skilled at recreating the works of artists such as Ninsei and Kenzan. A cup made by Shozan used to be exhibited in a museum of antiquities in Tokyo as a genuine production of Nonomura Ninsei, until Shozan admitted he was the artist.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1247826
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Seifu Yohei IV (1870 - 1951)(Scroll down for more information.)

Seifu Yohei IV was the second son of Seifu Yohei III. He also used the art name "Seizan" just as Seifu III did.

Height: 2 inches

Width: 3 inches

Age: Taisho to Showa (1925 - 1950)

Mark: Incised Seifu

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1246309
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Fukagawa Landscape Vase on Hirado Blank (ca. 1910) (Scroll down for more information.)

The Fukagawa Company sometimes used Hirado blanks rather than their own Arita blanks. This vase is a beautiful example of that practice. In 1910 the Hirado factory was purchased by Fukagawa.



Height - 11 inches

Width - 8.25 inches

Age - Meiji to Taisho (1900 to 1920)

Mark - Underglaze Blue, Hand-drawn Fukagawa Logo
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Takeuchi Chiubei Yellow Sharkskin Enamel Vase (Scroll down for more information.)

Height: 11 inches

Width: 4.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1905)

Mark: Takeuchi & Patent 2252515 (Patent for "Transparent Porcelain" held by Takeuchi Chiubei's porcelain factory, Shippo Kaisha, in Nagoya)

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1246267
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Koransha Yellow Plum Vase (Scroll down for more information.)

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

Koransha won the Grand Prix in International Exhibition in the United States in 1876 as well as the Gold Medal in the Paris International Exhibit of 1878. These and other awards prompted the Japanese Imperial Household to order...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1246236
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Kinkozan Sobei VII (1868 - 1927)

Height: 14.75 inches

Width: 8 inches

Age: Meiji (1900 - 1920)

Condition: Good except for a small chip on a blue, iris petal (image 5)

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Ito Tozan I (1846 - 1920) (Scroll down for more information.)


Diameter: 3.25 inches

Height: 1.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 to 1920)

Mark: Impressed Tozan

Condition: Excellent


Ito Tozan was born in Awata, Kyoto in 1846. During his illustrious career he won many awards. They are listed below.

* 1883 Amsterdam World Exposition

* 1889 Paris Exposition Univers...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1241656
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Kato Gosuke IV (1839 - 1905) Celadon Bowl (Scroll down for more information.)

Diameter: 7.5 inches

Height: 3.25 inches

Age: Meiji (1870 - 1900)

Mark: Impressed seal Togyokuen, Gosuke Zo

Condition: There is a glaze skip on the inside of the bowl that has been filled with gold lacquer.


All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1241510
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Fukagawa Seiji Company (Scroll down for more information.)

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...

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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 which earned him greater fame and success, and in 1896 he was elected to the Teishits...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1236699
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Kiyomizu Rokubei IV (1848 -1920)(Scroll down for more information.)

Rokubei IV was the oldest son of Kiyomizu Rokubei III. He studied Shijo school painting under Shiokowa Bunrin and took over the family title in 1883 after his father retired. He also studied modern art, but was interested in Literati art and was a close friend of Tomioka Tessai and Kono Bairei. Rokubei IV retired and passed the family title to his son Kuritaro (Rokubei V) in 1913, after which he too...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1234031
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Edo Era Gosu Blue Kyoto Iris Vase (Scroll down to see more information.)

Height: 6 inches

Diameter: 4.75 inches

Age: Late Edo (Pre 1868)

Mark: None

Condition: Very good with only a little rubbing of the gold enamel.


All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1233482
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Heian Yozan Sansui Vase

Height: 7.25 inches

Width: 7.25 inches

Age: Taisho to Showa (1920's - 1940's) ? *Please use your own experience for this one.

Mark: Yozan

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1233445
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Kato Gosuke (1839 - 1905) Low Relief Tokkuri or Vase

Height: 7.5 inches

Width: 3 inches

Age: Meiji (1870 - 1900)

Mark: Togyokuen, Gosuke Sei

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1232439
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Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Height: 3.5 inches

Width: 1.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: Impressed Sterling S 8 9 (may be manufacturer and date), HCW Monogram & Underglaze Blue Nishiura

Condition: There are a few light scratches and tarnish in the silver.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1231562
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Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Height: 4 inches

Width: 3 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1910)

Mark: Underglaze Blue Nishiura

Condition: Excellent

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Mashimizu Zoroku II (1861 - 1936)

Mashimizu Zoroku II (born Jutaro) was the eldest son of Zoroku I. After studying ceramics in China and Korea, he assumed the name of Mashimizu Zoroku II in 1882. In 1884, he earned honorable mention at the Kyoto Exhibition and was awarded the gold medal at the Kofukuji Temple Exhibition. He opened a new kiln in Kyoto in 1917, and in 1926 he made a celadon koro for the Emperor Showa.


Height: 3.75 inches

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1224783
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Nakazato Suetaro (Yozan) (1897 - 1991)

Nakazato Suetaro was born in Sasebo, Mikawachi in 1897. During his long career, he garnered many awards, including being made Purveyor to the Imperial Household in 1928. Many of his works are exhibited in the Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum.


Height: 9 inches

Width: 4.5 inches

Age: Showa (1930 - 1960)? *Please use your own experience for this one.

Mark: Intangible Cul...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1224300
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Meiji Hirado Fuji & Dragon Vase

Height: 3.25 inches

Width: 3.25 inches

Age: Late Meiji (1890 to 1910)

Mark: None

Condition: Excellent (There are a couple of small glaze skips.)


All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1223725
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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: 5.25 inches

Width: 5 inches

Lid: Jungin...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1222249
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Takahashi Dohachi I (Shofutei) (1740 - 1804)

The following text regarding Takahashi Dohachi I is from Captain Frank Brinkley's book, Japan: It's History Art & Literature, Vol. 8.

"The first Dohachi, a retainer of the Kame-yama fief in Ise, was born in 1740. His family name was Takahashi. He established himself at Awata in the Horeki era (1750 - 1763), and having studied the keramic art under Eisen of Kyo-mizu, began the manufacture of pottery. He was an ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1218738
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Edo Period Momotaro (Peach Boy) Hirado Okimono

This beautiful example of Hirado is based on a Japanese folk tale of Momotaro (Peach Boy), a very brave boy who's mother found him in a peach by the shore while doing laundry. When he grew up, he decided to fight a band of oni for their treasure. Along the way, he met three friends, a dog, a monkey and a pheasant who agreed to help him. They were successful, and Momotaro gave credit to his good friends. The story highligh...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1218679

Edo Period Celadon Shishi Okimono

Length: 6 inches

Height: 5.25 inches

Age: Edo Period (1st half of the 19th century)

Mark: None

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1218647
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Edo Period Celadon Hirado Horse

A "rare" Hirado celadon (seiji) recumbent horse, extraordinary modelling, and a virtuosic example of the flawless green-glazed porcelain produced in the eighteenth century in northwestern Kyushu, Japan. Typically, the glaze was applied over a layer of white slip (liquid clay). This enhances the celadon color and exaggerates the sinuous curves in the horse's tail, legs, etc., that make the animal so intensely expressive. The gilt maki-e ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1218099
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Satsuma Boy with Ball

Height: 2.375 inches

Width: 2 inches

Age: Late Meiji to Taisho (1910 to 1920)

Mark: None

Condition: Some wear to the overglaze enamels


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1217991
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Japanese Hirado Vase

Height: 11.5 inches

Width: 8.25 inches

Age: Late Meiji (1900 to 1910)

Mark: Hirado, Yusho (Hirado Yusho Kiln)

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1213598
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Tominaga Genroku (1859 - 1920)

Tominaga Genroku was a talented potter who worked in Ureshino near Arita, Japan during the Meiji Era (1868 - 1912). His accomplishments include attaining a position as head of the Protection of Cultural Properties Commission, and winning third prize at the Fifth National Industrial Exposition in 1903.

Examples of his work are included in many highly regarded Japanese porcelain reference books along with such artists as Makuz...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1212602
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Tominaga Genroku (1859 - 1920)

Tominaga Genroku was a talented potter who worked in Ureshino near Arita, Japan during the Meiji Era (1868 - 1912). His accomplishments include attaining a position as head of the Protection of Cultural Properties Commission, and winning third prize at the Fifth National Industrial Exposition in 1903.

Examples of his work are included in many highly regarded Japanese porcelain reference books along with such artists as Makuz...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1212600
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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.

Diameter: 7.25 inches

Height: 3.75 inches

Age: Taisho to...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1212040

This beautiful Imari or Hirado, male, shishi lion has very nice relief decoration carved all over, and comes with a box. Please take a look at the close up images (7 & 8). I believe he is from the Meiji era, but please use your own expertise.

Height: 9 inches

Length x Width: 9 x 5.25 inches

Age: Meiji (1868 - 1912)

Mark: None

Condition: Excellent


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1211270

Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Height: 3.25 inches

Width: 2.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1885 - 1900)

Mark: Nishiura Enji

Condition: Excellent


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Height: 5 inches

Width: 2.25 inches

Age: Meiji (1890 - 1905)

Mark: Takeuchi & Patent 2252515 (Patent for "Transparent Porcelain" held by Takeuchi Chiubei's porcelain factory, Shippo Kaisha, in Nagoya)

Condition: Very good with some gold missing from the top rim, and there is a very small application flaw in the sharkskin glaze at the bottom foot of the vase. (Image 1)


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1210355
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Koransha

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

Koransha won the Grand Prix in International Exhibition in the United States in 1876 as well as the Gold Medal in the Paris International Exhibit of 1878. These and other awards prompted the Japanese Imperial Household to order their porcelain from Koransha. This is the ultimate hono...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1210274
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Daimaru Hokuho I (1879 - 1959)

Daimaru Hokuho I was born in Kaga in 1879. He joined the Kutani pottery company and studied under Kitayama Shiquan in Kyoto in 1899. In 1906, he was invited to teach in China where he also studied Chinese ceramics. He returned home to Kyoto in 1909. Over the years he won several gold and silver medals in various exhibitions. He died in 1959 leaving his name to Daimaru Hokuho II.

*There is no box.

Heig...

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Kanzan Denshichi (1821 - 1890)

1862: Settled in Kyoto & took the name Denshich Terao

1863: Changed name to Shontei & then to Kanzan Kato

1867: Moved to the Kiyomizu Gojozaka district

1870: Became the first potter in Japan to employ Western pigments

1872: Changed name to Kanzan Denshichi

1873: Received commission for Western Style table service from Imperial Household & opened factory
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1207379
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Yabu Meizan (1852 - 1934)

Yabu Meizan was born in Osaka, Japan in 1852. He learned to paint Satsuma in 1880 and opened a factory the same year. In the years that followed, he won many awards and held many positions of importance in his field. However, after World War I (1914), demand for Satsuma declined, causing Meizan to concentrate on the domestic market prior to his death in 1934.


Height: 3.625 (9 cm) inches

Width: 2.625 (6.5 cm) inches...

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Nishiura Enji V (1856 to 1914)

Height: 5.5 inches

Width: 3.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1880 - 1900)

Mark: Nishiura

Condition: Excellent


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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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).