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A Fine Quality & Rare Pair Of Japanese Blue & White Ginger Jars


£6,750 | $9,407 USD | €7,866 EUR
Item Number: SA774491
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Mere Antiques
This antique has been viewed 32 times in the past month with the most views from Ireland.


A fine quality & 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"
Marilyn and Bob Reed have been trading as Mere Antiques since 1985 and have had the shop in Topsham since November 1995. Stock for the shop largely comes from local people and is usually fresh to the market. Topsham is a delightful small town heavy with Dutch influence and was the main port of Exeter in the 19th century. There is easy access from the M5 motorway.
Internal Ref: 20125


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 101 cm (39.8")
Width = 36 cm (14.2")
Depth = 36 cm (14.2")

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