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Another piece bought today Japanese Fukagawa bottle vase
Just to give you an idea. I purchased from Chamberlain Antiques late last year a pair of Fukagawa vases about 12.25".
The vases made in a tall slender form and painted with a pattern over a back ground of growing bamboo. Also has the iron red orchid, indicative of late Meiji. Price I paid for the pair US$1136.
Peter had a Royal blue Fukagawa vase in his newsletter last week from JHT. That had a blue orchid and would be date to early 20th century. It had a chip on the lid but still bought US2225.
Sorry can't post a picture for unknown reasons.
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Peter's Fukagawa Imari Vase, It was a large Vase and high Quality.
This is the backmark from the bowl posted above from Ebay
This is all a little confusing,
First the bowl appears very much like the second (copy and paste) from Gotheberg 'Paste B', However the bowls backmark clearly has the Mount Fuji as seen in Paste A.
As for Peter's Vase in his video, and no doubt that vase is of high quality. The backmark on Peters vase is not Mt Fuji but an unusual mark by the combination of Fukagawa sei and the orchid rather than mount Fuji and the stream. This is demonstrated in Paste B.
|Fukagawa Seiji (Fukagawa Porcelain Company)|
|Fukagawa Seiji company was founded by Fukagawa Chuji (1871-1934) who was the second oldest son of Fukagawa Eizaemon. The company exported a porcelain ware to Europe and America that was highly prized through the world fairs. The mark was that of the name of the company under Mt. Fuji and a Stream or only the Mt. Fuji.|
|>||409. Fukagawa. "Fuka gawa sei" - Made by Fukagawa. This mark Fukagawa-sei was used ca. 1900 - 1920.|
The backmark of Paste B
So in summary I simply would be guessing 🙂
Just found this Contradictory example of the Fukagawa Mark with the Mount fiji.
This blog dates it to modern end of the 20th Century.
Fukagawa Seiji - 深川 政治
Modern: Late 20th century
This They have not dated.
Dai Nihon Arita Machi Fukagawa Sei - 大 日本有田 街深川製
(Great Japan, Arita Ware made by Fukagawa)
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