Thursday, September 10, 2015
KYOTO SATSUMA (京 薩摩)
AWATA YAKI (粟田焼)
This is an Awata Jar with missing lid c. 1930
Made for export. This mark (red and gold) with the mountain mark reads Kinkozan Zo 錦光山造. This is probably c. 1921-1930 ( certainly after September 1921, given the MIJ written above the mark).
Marked Kinkozan Zo. These kinds of cups (and saucers) came in sets of twelve, a different flower motif for each month.
Vocabulary when searching for Japanese Ceramics *I will be adding to this list Dating ( 江戸) Edo Period (1603-1868) (江戸 前期) Ea...
Kutani ware is from Ishikawa Prefecture. The markings are usually in red. For more information on Kutani try: http://www.kutani.co.jp/en...
From 1921-1941, wares from Japan exported to the United States had to be marked "Japan" or "Made in Japan". During Worl...
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...