All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1182226 (stock #J233)
This is a pair of tokkuri for sake (Japanese wine) with beautiful hand-painted crane designs which are exactly same pattern on both ones. Probably made in Kyoto (Kyo-yaki). In excellent condition with no chip or crack. It comes with an original wooden box. H:16cm Diameter of the top:3.2cm Diameter of the bottom:4.5cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1098675 (stock #J160)
These are plates with hand-painted Kenzan style design of autumn flowers such as chrysanthemums and balloon flowers. They have kanji letters "Kenzan" in the back. Ogata Kenzan ( 1663~1743 ) was a potter as well as a Rinpa school painter. He was a younger brother of Ogata Korin who was a prominent painter and a founder of Rinpa school painting. They collaborated in some of potteries. Kenzan style potteries with "Kenzan" sign have been made in large number till these days...