Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


A Fine Japanese Porcelain Vase by Makuzu Kozan Meiji Period

$ 5,600
  • Description
    A very fine Japanese porcelain vase of Meiji Period with in classic baluster shape with peony design by Miyagawa Kōzan (1842–1916), one of the most established and collected Japanese ceramist from Meiji Period. Commonly known as Makuzu Kozan, which also appears as the signature on his work, his originally birth name was Miyagawa Toranosuke. He was the appointed artist to the Japanese Imperial household and his work was exhibited in many international fairs that the Meiji government participated at the turn of the century.
    The white porcelain vase features a finely painted peony flower design with foliage in underglazed colors in a range of shades of bright pink, yellow and green, new technical development around 1900s in Kozan studio by using new colors from the West. The masterly details of the brush strokes, the expertly employment of gradient of color, created a realistic image that exemplifies the epitome of work from Kozan studio.
    For an incense burner with a very similar design, "Splendors of Imperial Japan Arts of the Meiji Period from the Khalili Collection", F304, P416.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: ceramic
    Condition: Good. only minor wear on the base due to contact
    Creation Date: 1900-10s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Art Pottery, Asian
    Incollect Reference #: 310682
  • Dimensions
    H. 6 in; Diam. 6 in;
    H. 15.24 cm; Diam. 15.24 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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