Friday, September 25, 2015
ANTIQUE SETO YAKI
KATO SHUNKO (sometimes incorrectly read as Harumitsu)
Tougyokuen Kato Gosuke
TAKEUCHI CHUBEI (竹内忠兵衛)
Chubei was noted for his sharkskin glazes, but also for his cloisonné. Many of his sharkskin wares are marked with a number read right to left 五一五二五二二 or left to right 2252515 which is a patent number, Meiji 22 (1890) 5 month 25 day for 15 years (from worthpoint). This mark was used circa 1890-1905.
松村九助氏 Matsumura Kusuke 1844-1912 Nagoya
Vocabulary when searching for Japanese Ceramics *I will be adding to this list Dating ( 江戸) Edo Period (1603-1868) (江戸 前期) Early Edo per...
Kutani ware is from Ishikawa Prefecture. The markings are usually in red. For more information on Kutani try: http://www.kutani.co.jp/en...
Aritayaki (or also known as Imari named after the port by which it was exported) is made in Arita, Saga Prefecture. There are many styles...
There is a lot of confusion on the various marks used by the Fukagawa Seiji and Koransha companies over the years. When you check out the va...