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Asian Vases335 of 1072Chinese or Japanese vase needs ID please Minchow Vase
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    Posted 5 years ago

    neal
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    I have had this unglazed vase for many years. Any clues to the maker ? Its got a little dusty from decades in my attic, so tips on properly cleaning it would also be appreciated.

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    Comments

    1. wexval, 5 years ago
      The right stack in the square reads 'Dai Nichi Hon', Great Japan. The left stack is likely the kiln and the marks in the oval the artist. The bottom mark in the oval may be an unusual form of Zan or Yama. The piece is very well done and the pale terracotta (?) not often seen. I have not found the marks in the usual references. I think this piece is well worth researching further and if I find anything, I'll add more. Help, anyone?
























    2. Valeriejune, 5 years ago
      My Mother has one of these and we have been curious about it, looking forward to what information might be out there
    3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      If wexval says something is worth further research, it's worth further research. You can both try posting your pieces to the Collecting Japanese group on FB:

      https://www.facebook.com/groups/collectingjapaneseceramics/

    4. fleafinder fleafinder, 5 years ago
      hihi its from tokoname

      http://www.city.tokoname.aichi.jp.c.aw.hp.transer.com/kbn/10100300/10100300.html
    5. fleafinder fleafinder, 5 years ago
      the japanese name in the circle probably is jusan (shoushan)
    6. apostata apostata, 6 months ago
      i cant locate the kiln , this has to go asian art forum , i nagy- bill h- or arjan

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