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Pair of Kutani vases
I had this one evaluated by Peter, 1920-1930, "The very flat smooth foot and use of a soft peach or skin toned ground colors is something that first came into use during the period suggested above. It was a softer tone of the stronger near orange color used earlier."
Charlotte, here are my only little Kutani, at least that was the end opinion from the forum, 3" dishes, in JRN's opinion they were certainly Kutani. He thought late Meiji-early Showa. I was fascinated by the chrysanthemum shape and the kiln grit.
I'm on a roll, since I have this page of old photos open, my latest purchases,
a green Fitzhugh, that as Peter likes to say, "hit everything but the lottery," I liked the staple repair and it was inexpensive.
The other was this cup and saucer, where opinions on the forum were mixed as to whether Chinese or European:
It was also inexpensive. If I buy anything else it will probably have a connection to Chinese Export for the American market, or it could be anything Asian. Sharon
@sharonp definitely Kutani! Thanks so much for sharing part of your collection with me!
@charlotte Thank you, I must have hit the reply button twice, oh well, not the first time and it is fun to quote the bard of Cape Ann.
@sharonp very good: “the bard of Cape Ann👍😁”. Peter really is quite the guy! A true Renaissance man.
@johnshoe thanks John! I’ll look for that email address.Cheers to you too!
@johnshoe SIU, Champaig /Urbana. Mine were from Pope, Williamson, Alexander, Union counties in Southern Illinois and Springfield, Vermillion County.
@sharonp Hi again Sharon,
here is the view of Georges Bouvier from Kutani.org; it just arrived today:
You have a nice pair of Kutani vases. The mark says : 加賀國九谷製鵜城画 kaga kuni Kutani Sei Teijo Ga Painted by Teijo Made in Kutani Kaga district.
Kaga is the old name of Ishikawa préfecture.
It is clear that Teijo is the painter but we do not know who has produced and sold the vases. It is just marked kutani.
The colors are very light and shows the use of modern pigment. The motif and the design are typical of the end of Meiji almost Taisho period. I think 1900 or 1910.
I have been looking for a painter called Teijo. He is not really known and cannot find anything.
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