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Seifu Yohei III Japanese Celadon Vase

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1910: Item # 1157035

This vase is monochrome celadon with no relief design. There is no tomobako (box), but the stand is included.

Height: 10.5 inches

Width: 4 inches

Age: Meiji (1897 - 1912) (Refer To Kazuo Seki's Book, Seifu Yohei III)

Mark: Seifu Yohei III

Condition: The vase is in Excellent condition. The stand has a little glue where one of the legs attaches to the stand.

Seifu Yohei III (1851 - 1914)

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.