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Japanese charger on ebay
The seller is confused with dating. He says 1930, but also says early Meiji. Seems very nice to me..this is 19th century, right? The only problem is the foot rim, which has some heavy chipping.
take it with a grain of salt
That is an attractive plate. I am just not sure about the dating. I haven't seen the green mark with those characters before. It usually seems to be written in a different style - excuse my not knowing the technical terms! Interesting that there is crazing, I can't say I recall seeing that before on Kutani. Maybe someone else does, though. Or perhaps there is some damage causing the discolouration to the crazing?
It certainly seem like Kutani mark they all seem to have that first Character showing the mountain. Can't work out the second one might be the name of the town or district where the plate was made. Like Julia I have not seen a mark with a green background.
Think I might of posted this link before but don't suppose it will hurt if i do it again no tim to work through it tonight. But the mark might be there.
This is a private site which I established only to promote Kutani ceramics and is an homage to all generations of artists who have developed Kutani ceramics since 350 years. Georges Bouvier - Owner and webmaster You are a Kutani collector, an antique dealer, you are looking for information on a particular piece, on a famous potter, on a kiln.
Yes, definitely Kutani. Was more concerned about the age, although a better idea of the age could be gained by identifying the exact mark, I see your point. Peter says late 19th to early 20th, or possibly older. I thought that the Kutani mark was an older style mark, but who knows. And if Peter isn’t sure, I certainly don’t know.
take it with a grain of salt
Morning Todd! Sorry, I didn't mean to imply it wasn't. I was just saying that although I have come across green marks, they have the other kind of writing in them. In a way, it is always good to come across something different. If I had to put a date on this plate, I would estimate any time from around 1890 to 1930. I literally am not sure - I keep changing my mind. ?
It got scooped up within 24 hours of Peter’s video premiering. I thought about buying it last night, but I’m in the process of moving, so it would be just one more thing to pack. Somebody got a good deal I think, that charger was awfully nice. Seems Kutani has thousands of marks, Julia. The gotheborg write-up concerning Kutani marks is quite amusing.
take it with a grain of salt
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pair of antique japanese satsuma vase signed. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. size height 20cm diameter 12cm condition one in perfect condition no hairline no chips no restoration the other one only got a chips at rim see photos no hairline no restoration
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