A great example of later Makuzu Kozan depicting a continuous landscape scene around the vase. It measures 9.5" x 5" and dates to the Taisho Period. About 1920 - 30. Condition is excellent.
This vase a very elegant meiping form is decorated subtly with a blue and white bamboo design. It is in excellent condition and it measures 11.5" x 5.5". It dates about 1900 - 1915 and has the seal of Makuzu Kozan on the underside.
This a very pretty and difficult to find example of an art nouveau inspired covered jar. It is signed both one the underside of the cover and on the base. The dimensions are 7" x 6" and the condition is excellent. Late Meiji or early Taisho Period. 1910 - 1920.
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This vase from the Makuzu Kozan studio has a very unusual design of stylized fish over a swirling red ground. It is in excellent condition and dates about 1930. It measures 7 3/4”H x 5 1/2”W.
This is hoho bird or phoenix bird form teapot with celedon color on the upper portion a beautiful dark teal mottled glaze on the bottom third. There is a silver chain cover holder mounted onto the piece. It measures 6.5"H x 8"W and dates about 1900 - 1910. Excellent condition.
This is a beautiful plate, which is a difficult form to find by Makuzu, decorated with peonies over a Ming yellow ground. Measures 8" in diameter and is in excellent condition. Circa 1900 - 1910. Large Makuzu Kozan mark on reverse side.
This vase is decorated with a continuous scene of a large crowd gathering at a kabuki theater, all in excellent detail. It measures 5" x 1.8" and is in very good condition, with only some minor gilt wear. Gilt Seikozan seal on underside. Circa 1890.
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This elegant mid-century cloisonne vase is decorated with four beautifully wired and enameled dragonflies. The condition is excellent and it measures 8.5" x 4".
The color of this beautiful vase transitions from lighter at the bottom to a richer blue/grey at the top. It is decorated with a fully blossomed white rose and other budding roses in relief. It is fairly large, measuring 11" x 6.5" at the widest point. It is in excellent condition, less the need for a cleaning. Meiji Period, about 1910.
The cover of this is heavily decorated with a springtime scene of birds and flowers. The outer walls with sparse enameled mums and wire vines. The interior with impressed of Mt. Fuji, a temple and lakeside. It measures 3.6" x 3.25" x 1.75" and dates about 1900 - 1910. Condition is very good.
This is one of the largest versions of Kinkozan's mottled glaze style that we have seen and the only one that combines it with a tree bark colored neck.The body is decorated with assorted floral designs in gilt. It measures 12" in height x 6.25" at the widest point on the body. The condition is excellent and it dates about 1900 - 1915.
This is an elegantly formed tray decorated with cherry blossoms and a chocolate ground around the periphery. The overall condition is excellent with some slight gilt wear and perhaps in need of a cleaning. It measures 11.25" x 8.25" and dates 1875 - 1884.
A beautiful pair of Imari plates, each decorated with a koi in gilt application. Aside from the visible gilt wear, there plates are in good condition with no restorations. They dates about 1900 - 1915 and measure 8 1/3" in diameter.
This is a subtly decorated Japanese studio porcelain vase depicting turtles climbing onto a rock with sparse bamboo leaf decoration over a light rose hue ground. It measures 8" x 3.75" and dates about 1910 - 1915. The condition is excellent.
The decoration on this vase is a traditional Imari color palette and design, but the precision of the artwork is much finer than is typically seen on Imari. It measures 11" x 6" and dates 1876 - 1884. The condition is excellent.
The central theme of this charger is a celebration of Boys Day. There are a plethora of children engaged in many different games and activities. There is some mild handling wear to the gilt and numerous minor original defects to the surface on the reverse side, but the overall condition and presentation are excellent. It measures 12" in diameter x 1.75" in height. The circa is about 1880.
The panels on this vase alternate between hoho bird and dragon motifs, a representation of marital bliss. All of the gilt and enamel work was executed with fine detail and the vase is in excellent condition, without restoration. It measures 12" x 7.5" and dates about 1880.
An example of a more restrained and serene piece of Satsuma, this plate has many subtle details such as moss growing on the tree trunks, broken limbs and a dog quietly following oxen in the background. It measures 8.5" in diameter and dates about 1900 - 1915.