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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Sep 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 500

Japanese Arts and Crafts Satsuma Vase by Kinkozan VII

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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early 20th century, of tapering cylindrical form, double handles, having all over painted orange and green swirl enameling, stylized flower and leaf decoration, with six character mark to base reading "Nippon Kinkozan made", 15 x 7 in.

Note: Kinkozan Sobei 7th ?? ?????? (1867-1927) was the son of the sixth Sobei and inherited the family headship in 1884. He worked to expand the market for overseas exports that his father had promoted, added improvements to the Kyo-Satsuma techniques that his father had created, and was also successful in gold and silver glazing.

He exhibited his Kyo-Satsuma ware at the World?s Chicago Columbian Exposition in 1893 and his art nouveau-style works at the fifth National Industrial Fair in 1903.

?Kinkozan Sobei 7th ?? ??????.? Dictionary of Japanese Potters,

Provenance: Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection


overall good condition, some small areas of accretion, minor scratching, crazing, discoloration and wear to base, firing flaws to interior