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RARE Lightning Shaped Edo period Dish by Seifu Yohei I

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1340578

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A lighting shaped dish decorated with karakusa and burning motifs by Seifu Yohei I (signed with his art name Baihin) enclosed in the rare original signed wooden box. It is 5 inches (13.5 cm) square, 4 inches (10 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Seifu Yohei I (1803-1861) founded the Seifu dynasty in Kyoto. He was born in powerful Kaga-kuni, modern day Kanazwa prefecture. After apprenticing with the second generation Ninnami Dohachi, he established his own kiln in the Gojo-zaka pottery district of Kyoto Specializing in Sometsuke, Seiji and Aka-e Kinsai/Kinran styles. He was succeeded by his son the second generation Seifu.