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A Fine Japanese Porcelain Vase by Makuzu Kozan Meiji Period

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes signed
Origin Japan
Period 1900-1919
Materials ceramic
H. 6 in; Diam. 6 in;
H. 15.24 cm; Diam. 15.24 cm;
Condition Good. only minor wear on the base due to contact
Creation Date 1900-10s
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.
Styles / Movements Art Pottery, Asian, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 310682
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