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Extremely Rare Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Blue & White Ginger Jars
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An extremely rare pair of Japanese Blue & White Ginger Jars, with matching covers and inner liners/covers, mounted on imposing wooden stands each carved with 3 individual Griffins joined at the wings. The Ginger Jars decorated in underglaze blue with birds among plum blossom and pine, Signed to the underneath of the covers "Kawamoto Masukichi Sei Dai Nihon Seto" (1852 - 1918) Meiji Period 1868-1912 Perfect condition Masukichi II was one of the leading porcelain manufacturers in Seto where he gained a reputation for developing new glazes. He was the second son of Hansuke IV and was adopted by Masukichi I in 1877, and became Masukichi II in 1886. Overall height 39 3/4" Stand Height 24"
Mere Antiques has clarified that the Extremely Rare Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Blue & White Ginger Jars (LA328740) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1880
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This Extremely Rare Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Blue & White Ginger Jars is located in Topsham, Exeter, United Kingdom