Mark KinKoZan Studio(1645-1927) ca.1860-1910 Meiji Period (1868-1912) Satsuma Classified as Awata Kyo-Yaki


11 inches Diameter X 29 inches Height

The Kinkozan family of potters were active from 1645 until 1927 after which the factory closed. The background is that approximately around 1875 Kobayashi Sobei (1824-84)(Artist name Kinkozan IV) started to export his products together with the Kyoto manufacturer Taizan VIII. The market was in particular America. Their main production period was approximately between 1875-1927 under the leadership of Kinkozan V (1875-1927). Technically speaking Kinkozan family wares are not true ‘Satsuma’ but should be classified as Awata Kyo-Yaki, that is a form of Kyoto ware from Kyoto.
This monumental vase depicts of figures that are similar to Kabuki actors famously made by woodcut artist.
A slight moriage relief is seen with gold enameled that Imbue importance to the piece.
Most high quality export ‘Satsuma’ is easily recognized by it’s finely crackled glaze and by the fact that it’s yellowish earthenware body does not ‘ring’ when tapped.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)


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