Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ceramics with patent numbers assists with dating

In Carole Bess White's series of books on Made in Japan Ceramics she has a page with patent numbers. It is very helpful in establishing approximate years. I will show some examples with approximate years by using the list from the MIJ books. 

This Kutani sake flask with the number 372399 fits into the 1967-1967 time frame

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