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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...

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 #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...

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 : 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 : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1255391
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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.




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 : 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 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 : 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 : 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...

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 #1299310
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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.


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 #1286393
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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 #1268482
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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.


All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1253875
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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 #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...