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Japanese Studio Porcelain Double-Gourd Vase
Japanese Studio Porcelain Double-Gourd Vase
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A superb white studio porcelain vase of double-gourd form by the Imperial Court Artist SEIFU YOHEI III(1851-1914). It is worked in underglaze blue on a white lustrous ground. Luxuriant peonies in subtle shades of blue wrap around its luscious shape, rising ho-o birds (phoenix) with long tail feathers, visible on the reverse. The vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. The third generation Seifu Yohei's carved signature is on the base. Tomobako. Height: 10" Circa 1900... Click for details
Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger with Cranes
Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger with Cranes
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A fine Japanese Imari porcelain charger with foliated rim rendered with cartouches of cranes perched on gnarled pine trees. The crane imagery alternates with stylized floral and textile patterns, enameled in emerald green, iron red, cobalt and gilt on a pristine white ground. This Imari porcelain charger is in very good condition with slight rubbing to the gilt, commensurate with age. Diameter: 16” Late 19th Century, Japan
Japanese Imari Bowl
Japanese Imari Bowl
An exquisite Imari porcelain bowl with slightly flared rim and double- ring base. Encircling the exterior is a diamond-patterned band and fan-shaped cartouches with groves of kiku and butterflies alternating with stylized gilt phoenix. A similar band of alternating phoenix and fan-cartouches decorates the inner walls of the bowl, its hexagonal center a rondel with two shishi on a bed of stylized chrysanthemums. Beautifully worked in gilt, slate-blue, iron red, lavender and green glazes, this bow... Click for details
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Sage and Attendant
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Sage and Attendant
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A lustrous white porcelain vase with well-formed ring handles, its shape reminiscent of ancient Chinese bronzes. Large rondels rendered in soft pastels describe a meditative scene - a sage out for a walk with his attendants, the latter ready to prepare his calligrapy implements. Framed against this tranquil background of majestic pine and serene figures, floral lappets decorate the vase's rim and neck -banding with vivid images of phoenix and foliage. This Chinese-inspired vase by the Master is ... Click for details
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Flowering Tree
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Flowering Tree
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A brilliant and pristine Japanese porcelain vase of tapered form. On its lustrous white surface flowers bloom against gnarled, leafy tree branches, their delicate petals an incandescent red hue. The under glaze blue enamel is applied with almost translucent brushstrokes, adding to the sumi-e style of the painting. Master ceramicist, Makuzu Kozan, signature can be found on the base. This vase includes tomobako and is in excellent condition. Height: 8” Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Kiku and Bamboo
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Kiku and Bamboo
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A large baluster-formed studio porcelain vase executed in various brilliantly colored enamels on a lustrous white ground. Small groves of kiku and bamboo rise from the foot of the vase and give way to gnarled flowering trees. Dramatic, convoluted clouds done in a transmutation glaze, provide an element of painterly surprise through the use of rich shades of greenish-blue.This striking porcelain vase is in excellent condition. Height: 14 3/8" Meiji Period, Japan
Large and Impressive Japanese Imari Porcelain Covered Jar
Large and Impressive Japanese Imari Porcelain Covered Jar
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A statuesque Imari porcelain covered jar with domed cover surmounted by an acorn finial. The tapered form of the body is enhanced by large cartouches of majestic phoenix flying above lush paulownia leaves and karakusa in the traditional Imari palette of iron red and cobalt with gilt detailing.This palatial jar is a statement piece for any home, and is in excellent condition. Height: 24” 19th Century, Japan
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Landscape Scene, by Makuzu Kozan
Japanese Studio Porcelain Vase with Landscape Scene, by Makuzu Kozan
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An impressive studio porcelain vase of globular form with a Chinese-inspired landscape of rugged mountains enveloped in clouds on the gray-white ground. The imagery of gnarled pine trees with low-relief turquoise accents energizes its mysterious cloud-covered temple retreat perched atop the mountainside. Imperial court artist, Makuzu Kozan’s under- glaze blue seal on base. This iconic vase is in excellent condition and includes tomobako. Diameter: 14”, height: 13.5” Meiji Period, Japan
Blue and White Studio Porcelain Vase
Blue and White Studio Porcelain Vase
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A striking studio porcelain vase, globular in form, with a T-fret pattern deeply incised on its rounded body. Bordered by petal-form lappets in under-glaze blue and white and centered with elaborately detailed ho-o birds and dragons, this small vase is evidence of the kind of technical brilliance the great master, Makuzu Kozan, exhibited in late 19th century, Japan - its conception so modern for its time. Height: 6 inches. Signature of Makuzu Kozan, Artist to the Imperial Court, on the base in u... Click for details
Japanese Porcelain Vase with Morning Glories by Makuzu Kozan
Japanese Porcelain Vase with Morning Glories by Makuzu Kozan
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This is a stunning porcelain vase of slender trumpet form. The finely made vase is decorated with morning glories in soft purple and mauve glazes with leaves and coiled tendrils delicately wrapped around the white-glazed body. The vase is signed by MAKUZU KOZAN, the renowned Imperial Court Artist (1896) known for his innovative glazes and high quality craftsmanship. The vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Height: 10” Meiji Period, Japan
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