Ucagco was primarily a distributor of dinnerware and glassware. "Rising sun" Nippon. "Genuine Samurai China" Patent No. Flower basket mark, Occupied Japan period (1945-52). Japanese porcelain. made this). Depending on the age of the piece and actual artist, the family name Chin Jukan also occurs. Ucagco company mark under a crown mark. 573. Thousands of kilns developed their own regional style. Factory mark in red, impressed in the porcelain a four character mark. Marks may also be found on the side or the lip of the piece. Thanks to Patricia Thompson dated to "somewhere between the years of 1926 & 1929". 815. Owari produces so many varieties of porcelain and stoneware that the Japanese speak of porcelain and pottery in general as ". While several readings are possible, Hododa is the most common among collectors. Marks include "OAC Noritake" and a 5 lobed trademark. "Satsuma Gosu Blue" was produced in very limited quantity in Kyoto in the mid-19th century, and is now the most sought after of the Satsuma wares. Born Kotō Kuritarō in Settsu, Osaka around 1735, Rokubei was the son of a farmer named Kotō Rokuzaemon (古藤六左衛門). The Handbook of Japan and Japanese exhibits at World's fair, St. Louis, 1904, has the following information: "The porcelains manufactured by us are sold by the Tajima & Co., Boston, Chicago, Yokohama, Kobe, Nagoya, Japan, etc., being well known under the name of. Artist signature: "Hododa". Mark: The mark reads Gyozan Sei Zo (Sei = to 'make' or 'manufacture'; Zo = 'to create') The marks indicate that the pottery was produced and decorated by Gyozan, Kyoto pottery. There are a number of examples of export wares where marks including the Japanese characters for Dai Nippon are stamped or printed, that suggests that this marking did continued to be used in-between the wars. "GOLDCASTLE MADE IN JAPAN", Mid 20th century, 1950-60s. Early company name or trademark, in use between 1842 to 1870. Japanese porcelain. Sandra Andacht, in her Treasury of Satsuma book, quotes a 19th century visitor to the Kinkozan factory, saying that "the same glazed pots were decorated in two styles, the one being called Kyoto or Awata ware, and the other Satsuma". Mark: "T T" in two rectangles. Jar, blue and white decoration. First registered trade mark is the Crown and A's mark registered April 30, 1953. Differences in calligraphy occurs suggesting that several artists worked under the Meizan name. Marks may also be found on the side or the lip of the piece. Elephant mark. The Kozan studio produced some of the highest quality ceramics made in Japan and participated in many of the great international expositions in Europe and America during the Meiji era. Mark G C (Gift Craft). In 2004 and from then on my warm thank you goes to John Wocher and Howard Reed whose knowledge and interest has sparked a new life into this section and given reason for a new overhaul. 919. Nagoya Seito Sho. Mark occurs in black and red. 921. Date: Family history suggests 1950s. The strong demand for ceramics resulted in a surge of creativity during the Momoyama period (1573-1603), with thousands of kilns developing their own distinct regional characteristics. Koshida would have closed about the same time as the Kinkozan factory and the business seems to have reopened post war, either by a family member or by someone simply using a well known name as a cachet. Mark "Nikko". This mark is probably related to, 6. In use on porcelain made at the Noritake factory, Chikaramachi branch, during 1928-1946. Mid 20th century. Ever since, for four generations by Wakunami family potters, the traditional craft of Kyoto Kiyomizu Pottery has been carefully carried on. Dish. Photo: Curtesy Ian and Mary Heriot Coll., New Zealand 2019. Both marks have been used on Japanese pieces. Visits to the pottery towns of Arita, Imari, Kyoto & Mashiko Guided tours of Kyoto, the lovely canal town of Kurashiki and Tokyo Travel on Japan's famous Bullet Train 11 nights hotel accommodation & Breakfast daily Welcome Dinner, Farewell Dinner and lunch on your first full day in Kyoto Services of a knowledgeable Japan Journeys Guide throughout Shimazu family crest above cartouche. The popularity of the tea ceremony from the 15th century fostered an aesthetic appreciation of ceramics, especially imported Chinese wares, which became valued as works of art. Pieces are marked Kozan, or Makuzu, or both, marks being drawn or impressed. The colour Gosu Blue is found on a type of Satsuma which used to be called Imperial Satsuma circa late 19 century. The 2 characters below the picture are read together as Nippon (= Japan). Possible 1920-30. Mid 20th century. Browse Similar. - Hand Painted, Made in Occupied Japan". This kind of marks can be identified by the mark being applied inside a glaze area looking a bit like a piece of scotch tape. Date 1945-52. The production soon spread to several cities such as Kyoto, Tokyo, Nagoya, Yokohama and elsewhere throughout Japan, from the Meiji period (1868-1912) up until today. Then there are place names, Satsuma, Kutani, Seto etc. Mark: In the Meiji period this brand name was used by several Arita porcelain makers such as. … One of the most common marks on Kyoto Satsuma dragonware during the second half of the Meiji period (1868-1912) is that of. This could be a version of a Takita mark, or just a similar mark. Kyoto is a chirimen production district. It is not a Noritake mark, but is similar in design to those made during that period. Although hand painted, factory mass produced, and appearing with several decorator's marks. It has since been greatly extended by several contributors such as Cordelia Bay, USA, Walt Brygier, USA, Bonnie Hoffmann, Harmen Lensink, 'Tony' Yalin Zhang, Beijing and 'ScottLoar', Shanghai, and many more expert members of the Gotheborg Discussion Board. Mark: "K", unknown. Japanese contemporary, factory made porcelain ware. Satsuma was produced in Kagoshima, Kyoto, Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, and Kanazawa by hundreds of known artists, in many styles and by literally thousands of unknown decorators. 1137. Kiyomizu shinmichi or better known as Chanwanzaka in Kiyomizudera area has heaps of pottery shops and galleries. 845. With the new Meiji government, the old feudal system was changed and many highly skilled potters found themselves out of work. To read these requires references such as a good Japanese/English dictionary such as Nelsons. The trademark was created in this era. A mark made by stencil is a much later way of marking, dating from the Showa period (1926 to 1989). The porcelain seems like early to mid 20th century. Tentative date around 1920s. The first historical kilns here were established by Korean potters in the late 16th century. A talented ceramic designer himself, Stolaroff worked alongside many Japanese potteries to lead the company's line of ceramics. It was a kind gesture and I really appreciated that. It is a very unrewarding task to go through lists of marks and signatures as the below in the hope of finding the exact one to match yours, however a modest amount of study can produce a big difference. 1433. Plate. Reply. 679. Still the trade must have continued even under the OJ period. 'Fine China' seems to be used consistently as a brand name under which several patterns are/were sold such as Golden Rose, Platinum Rose, Golden Wheat and Platinum Wheat. If that however had been the case, the crest would in that case been blue, since that was also the Shimazu clan colors. Various porcelain carries this name separate or in combination with others in their marks, of which some are listed below. KYOTO POTTERY Much of the later pottery from Kyoto was made in imitation of Satsuma. It has since been greatly extended by several contributors such as Cordelia Bay, USA, Walt Brygier, USA, Bonnie Hoffmann, Harmen Lensink, 'Tony' Yalin Zhang, Beijing and 'ScottLoar', Shanghai, and many more expert members of the Gotheborg Discussion Board. Kamada Kōji's tea ceremony bowls and larger works are signed with the kanji character for "Ko" - the first in his given name. 445. 50. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about kyoto pottery? It is not a Noritake mark, but is similar in design to those made during that period. Probably last quarter 20th century. Our Japanese Pottery Gallery offers a wide selection of ceramics from the potters of Japan, both antique pieces and those by contemporary artists. Perhaps you’ve wondering where to buy Kyo-yaki, or the Kyoto style of pottery? Mid 19th century to early 20th century. 738. They were very prolific during the Occupied Japan era, this mark is found on some of the better pieces. Tashiro Shoten Ltd porcelain shop in Yokohama which were active before WWII up until 1954. "Lusterware". Traditionally trained artists and craft men, who had lost their feudal patrons, were welcomed to a new venture by the government and by entrepreneurs, to create new products attractive to the foreigners in America and Europe. Unknown mark. Mashiko’s distinctive local red-brown clay has been used to make everyday objects like water jugs since the 1850’s. Marks: Japanese kanji, 1062. Welcome. 361. "Rising sun" mark. 1373. 1299. One of them were the Takita company, whose mark was T&T in two rectangles. Meiji period (1868-1912). "M.T. 1088. 748. This marks also occur with the addition of "Occupied Japan", while we can assume this mark dates to the early to mid 1950s. Around 1930. Iron red six character hand painted mark "Kaga no kuni Oda Sei". 619. An exceptional artist located in Kobe, deducted from early signatures including his location. 17. Vantine's, the Oriental Store. The US patent Office mark registration was abandoned October 29, 1984, however they are still using the trademark. Second half 20th century. Taisho period (1912-1926). Mark: "Dai Nichi Hon/Dai Nippon" (Great Japan), mid 20th century. Mark: "Made in Japan". In Chinese this mark would read same as the Ming emperor. Transformed their pottery in Kyoto to large factory making Satsuma wares. The word "Nippon" in western characters means "Japan" and occurs on most Japanese wares from around 1890 until the early 1920s. The mark occurs on several pieces of which some are almost identical to Kutani. Mark similar to those of Fukagawa. 1399. 724. Personal signatures by the artists involved are quite common. The marks are more commercially oriented, more numerous and can vary even within a set of pieces. 575. Early products seems to be mostly Japanese. Dish of "egg shell" quality. Hopefully this contribution by, Around the 1840s Ashley A. Vantine (sometimes. 905. Hans Slager, Belgium, William Turnbull, Canada and Tony Jalin Zhang, Beijing. At the same time, other artists were producing exquisite wares of the highest quality. 759. Japanese export porcelain. N&Co Nagoya Nippon Porcelain. Possible date 1950s. Chin Jukan (Jukan zo, Jukan sei, Gyokuzan zo). The set is opalescent with white flowers not the classic chrysanthemum but similar. Our online selections are updated several times each week. Mark: Top to bottom, left to right, it reads, 1341. I am not sure if HIRA and M T HIRA are the same company. Without any scientific foundation or literary source to refer to, I would still like to suggest that this kind of printed Dai Nippon marks in general belong to the period in-between the wars with a suggested end in the late 1930s/early 1940s. Satsuma. Raku Sonyu (1664-1716) was the fifth-generation head of the Kyoto-based Raku family. A mark looking like a bee hive, was first used the last of December 1957. 811. When Japan now opened up for foreign trade and trade agreements were signed with America, England, Holland, Russia and France. 772. Adopted by the Taizan family in 1878. Literally hundreds of companies produced dinnerware with European or Western style designs. This is also when we say that the modern Japanese porcelain industry started. These wares thus inspired a whole design movement in the West known as Japonism. They are the characters NICHI and HON which together read as Nippon (=Japan). Sugar bowl with celadon glaze and enamels. Date probably 1930s. Mark: H.SAJI JAPAN. 1241. Izegara type dish, transfer printed decoration, impressed mark: 749. Mark "Hand Painted" and "NIPPON" over and under the two characters "Bibi" . At the Paris Exhibition of 1878, such imitations of pieces decorated in relief had a great success. The use of NIPPON was generally discontinued after 1921 but this mark could be later than that. Mark: Bird in Circle, "Hand painted, Made in Japan". On some pieces the trademark 'Lenwile' occurs which was also registered by the ARDALT Inc., in 1945, for use on figurines and statuettes. During the 17th and early 18th century Japanese porcelain, largely imported by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), was very popular in Europe and competed successfully with the Chinese. 1038. He is the 8th generation owner of “Totensei Kawasaki” pottery store. Porcelain gifts and decorative accessories. All expressed opinions are my personal or those of my trusted friends and fellow experts, based on photos and the owners submitted descriptions. Japanese porcelain. 683. In 1924 a mark know as the "Cherry Blossom", in the shape of five "M" was sub-contracted by the Nippon Toki Kasha Company (Noritake Company) to independent companies making porcelain for export the USA Market. "Arita" Modern mark, Late 20th century. Japanese export ware in Satsuma style. According to family traditions this set was acquired as a gift in the early 1940s. 970. Large factory producing low to middle quality wares. Porcelain was produced in Arita for the first time in 1616 under the control by the feudal lord of Nabeshima, or the present Saga Prefecture. 800. 1566. Mark: Crossed Imperial Chinese and Japanese flags with the Turkish crescent moon and star in-between, referring to Mr AA Vantines business relations with these three countries. Exhibited internationally 1889 (Paris) - 1915 (San Francisco). 1245. Vase in Japanese Imari style. It wasn't until the 30s that the company took on the official trademark of UCAGCO and began expanding overseas. Please do visit often to view the new selections. Among other achievements the kiln was commissioned for works to be presented to the Prince of Wales, the 25th wedding anniversary gift for the Taisho emperor and the Showa Emperors coronation gift. There are also various Kutani Ryuzan (eg Ryuzan Ishino) which would comfortable explain the apparently white porcelain body or the piece. 881. Lusterware (or lusterware) developed by Noritake but the majority of lusterware pieces are made by other companies. Lawrence I believe have this as "Hododa Biten or Hododa Meizan (Hododa company, large company in Yokohama)", Shimazu family crest above cartouche. KYOTO SATSUMA (京 薩摩) AWATA YAKI (粟田焼) This is an Awata Jar with missing lid c. 1930. "Lustre ware". Teas set, brought back to the US in 1946. 1072. Satsuma "Yabu Meizan" mark from 1904 advertising. 696. 'Fine China' seems to be used consistently as a brand name under which several patterns are/were sold such as Golden Rose, Platinum Rose, Golden Wheat, Platinum Wheat, Cherry Blossom, English Garden, and St. Regis. In 2004 and from then on my warm thank you goes to John Wocher and Howard Reed whose knowledge and interest has sparked a new life into this section and given reason for a new overhaul. All his work carries his own Yabu Meizan seal, usually in gold. In spite of very good quality work, many good pieces are simply unmarked. Chirimen is a fabric used for high grade Japanese clothing. Kyoto was the center of culture and the biggest economic market at the time, which led it to feature pottery from all over Japan. Both were canceled in 2001. Edo period (1603-1867) roughly split into, Showa (1926-1988), where "early Showa" is often used to cover the Showa reign before 1945, and. It was a kind gesture and I really appreciated that. 799. The red mark is a ring with MADE IN JAPAN and in the center is a triangle with KB. From around the 1890s to the early 1920s more than 100 artist at least twenty larger studios or factories were producing "Satsuma" wares of which much were of low quality and destined for the European and American export markets. The range of Moorcroft Pottery marks begins with William Moorcroft’s time at the MacKintyre pottery and covers the 100 year history of design and ownership by William, his son Walter Moorcroft, other more current owners and marks of artists and designers from the Moorcroft Design Studio. The 2 characters above the Gothic "A" read from left to right, are NICHI and HON, which read together as Nippon (= Japan). Here, you will find works by masters made with refined traditional styles, as well as new, sensitivity-rich works by young ceramic and pottery artists on display and available for purchase. Businessmen and entrepreneurs from all over Japan flocked around the port and to set up shops. The set is opalescent with white flowers not the classic chrysanthemum but similar. Most of the marks below will detail this latter wares since this is what we see most of. This could be a version of a Takita mark, or just a similar mark. $70. The company specializes in 1557. This marks however printed gives an example of marks that includes "Dai Nippon" in Japanese characters occurs well after the Meiji (1868-1912) period. The Many Faces of Japan. Extremely high quality decoration. Mid 20th cent. Early 20th century. Japanese porcelain with Nabeshima looking enamel decoration. Japanese porcelain in Satsuma style. Showa (1926-1988), meaning 1920s to 30s. Although there are no vintage comparable marks, the appearance of "Satsuma" in the new marks implies the new pieces are old. The mark is a kind of shorthand "Maruni". Second half 20th century. Mark: "Right 右, 14". Mark: "Right 右, 10". During the 18th century Kakiemon enamel decoration was also widely copied in England. Date 1940s-50s. Previous to 1891, items were either not marked at all, or marked with Japanese characters. Tentative date: 1920-40. Height: 38 cm. It is generally accepted that marks that includes "Dai Nippon" in Japanese characters on the whole date to the Meiji (1868-1912) period, reflecting the greatly increased nationalism of that period. SENZAN, gold mark with 'mon' on black. The factory is still in operation. The entire range of Imperial reign marks so common on Chinese porcelain, genuine or not, is mostly lacking. 971. 1069. janie says: January 29, 2016 at 3:01 am. When it comes to quality and artistic merit the picture is infinitely more complicated. Mark: 1074. Feb 25, 2020 - Explore VoyageForVintage's board "Pottery marks" on Pinterest. 246. Second half 20th century, likely around 1970s. The area became Japan's major center of porcelain production and its products were also exported from the port of Imari. Arita porcelains of the early days were typically made in the Chinese style of the period, with deep-blue patterns on a white background, called. United China & Glass Co. Inc., better known as UCAGCO, dating back to 1850. Mark: The Shimazu clan mark (Satsuma) above, 1211. This mark could be related to. Most of the Satsuma marks were originally submitted by Ms. Michaela Russell, Brisbane, Australia. Thus arose the transfer (stencil) based fake Nippon mark applied by unscrupulous dealers to thousands of imported Japanese porcelain. 807. 811. The red dot following the Japanese character is unexplained. To immediately gain a better understanding on the many names that occurs in Japanese pottery and porcelain, I believe the map available here that indicates the most common kiln areas (blue names) and cities (names in red) will be helpful. Date: probably late 20s to early 1930s when this type of ware was mostly in vougue. Most important was, Choshuzan, alternative reading ZHO (or naka), SHU and ZAN (yama). The resulting flood of fakes became well known to dealers and the more knowledgeable collectors. Mid to late 1920s. Almost all Japanese pottery items bear an incision or mark made by the craftsman, although some makers did not mark the item so that the pottery itself was their signature. This is probably c. 1921-1930 ( certainly after September 1921, given the MIJ written above the mark). 684. Marks was also applied for different reasons that on the Chinese porcelain. Moriyama Mori-machi. Mark: 'Made in Japan'. Bought new around 1960 according to the owner. Mark: "G" in a wreath. 1365. Mark: Koshida seems to have been a prolific maker of Satsuma from at least the 1880,s. Pieces marked with JAPAN or MADE IN JAPAN in plain text without any company marks, in general date to the period immediately after the second WW. Slightly overdone marks, with colored backgrounds like this, on the whole seems to date to the period immediately following the second WW. The full mark might read: Dai Nippon, Satsuma, Hodota made this. The Word Mark 'GOLD IMARI HAND PAINTED' was first used in the US December 1, 1959. 351. Moriyama Mori-machi. The Japanese marks section of Gotheborg.com originally came to be thanks to a donation of Japanese marks images from Karl-Hans Schneider, Euskirchen, Germany, in may 2000, that gave me a modest but nonetheless beginning. For the purpose of this marks page I have then settled for the Hododa transcription. HIRA". Thus Japanese exports (to America) were marked with "Nippon" in English from this date to 1922, when the requirement was changed to that the word "Japan" should be used. UNRAKU-gama is a house of pottery located in Kiyomizu-yaki Danchi in Kyoto's Yamashina area, a region known for its Kiyomizu-yaki and Kyo-yaki ceramics. All material submitted by visitors and published anywhere on this site are and remain the copyrighted property of the submitter and appears here by permission of the owner, which can be revoked at any time. In a similar way, however, the center of the Japanese porcelain industry could be said to have been located on the southern island of Kyushu. If you like you can even look for a pottery workshop. The applicant was Arita Bussan Co., Ltd. Corp. Japan No. I have started to wonder if maybe all these "wreath"-marks maybe are Noritake porcelain in disguise. Wishbone and Horseshoe mark. It has been speculated that several artists might have worked under this name from differences in the calligraphy of the mark. The years below are all tentative and we have no firm data on specific years. Japanese porcelain in Satsuma style. Tureen. Date hard to suggest. Mark datable to the "Nippon" period 1890-1921, probably 1910-20. 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