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Shofu Katei Japanese Green Enamel Egret Vase

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1210440

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: 3.75 inches

Width: 2.5 inches

Age: Meiji (1910 to 1920)

Mark: Underglaze Blue Shofu

Condition: Excellent with only one glaze pit on the shoulder