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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)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1210271
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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 : 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...

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...

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 : 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...

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...

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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 : 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)

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

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...

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

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267655
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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 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1241167
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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...

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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...

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...