For sale is Antique Japanese Satsuma in excellent condition. No cracks or any other damage. The quality of the decoration is reminiscent of high quality Chinese Qing Dynasty Famille Rose pottery. Studios, the complete name of the artist is Okada Gyouzan, ???? . Gyozan also spelled Gyouzan and his studios are very famous and well known for their work with Kiyomizu (old Kyoto) Satsuma. Gyouzan kiln has a history as long as that of Kiyomizu Ceramics (Kyo-yaki). Kyo-Satsuma refers to Awata-yaki which was created for export by Kinkozan Soubei of Awataguchi, Kyoto during the Meiji era. Kyo-Satsuma received high reputation from abroad at the World Expo in Paris. Patterns outlined in gold, flamboyant, yet elegant designs on an ivory base with crackles are characteristic of Kyo-Satsuma. Gyouzan kiln has its origins in the 17th century. Around the beginning of the 18th century, Gyouzan kiln was listed by the Emperor’s family as one of the five fine kilns of Kyoto. Around 1890, Choubei (an Okada ancestor) moved to Gojo Higasiyama to set up his kiln and shop. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Company began to export the reproductions of Ninsei and Kenzan and original Kyo-Satsuma ware under the name of Gyouzan. After that, Gyouzan kiln had orders not only from the USA, but also from European countries. Please study the images as they form a major part of my description and identification. Please note, colour variances may occur due to screen resolutions. Antique Japanese Satsuma with peach-coloured crackle glaze and hand painting. Please see other items for sale!! This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Vases”. The seller is “vrazer999″ and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Antique: Yes
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Product: Vase
- Region of Origin: Japanese
- Age: 1900-1940
- Country of Origin: Japan