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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1298675
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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1304265
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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...

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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1224803
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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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1264981
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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...

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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1338794
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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...

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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1247961
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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...

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 #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 #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 : 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...

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.