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fussbudgetvi…'s loves5 of 27Massive vintage 1960 -70's Lucite cuffGIOVANNI DESIMONE JUG "GIUSEPPINA"
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    Posted 11 months ago

    kwqd
    (768 items)

    This yunomi is 3.5" high x 3" in diameter. It has a design gouged into one side. It is signed and, at first, I thought it was in Japanese, but now I don't think that the stamp is Japanese. It looks more, to me, like two capital a's (AA) possibly under a stylized tree. Just a WAG (wild assed guess) on my part. It came from the possessions of an American professor who taught in Japan in the 1990s. He sent a lot of Japanese items, including pottery, back to the U.S., but also had a few British and American pottery items in his pile. This and another cup were sold as a pair as they were oddballs compared to the other items from his collection. They were very inexpensive, and I liked them, so I decided to see if I could figure out what they are.

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks for taking a look at my ? yunomi RichmondLori, Ben, Jenni, fortapache, Thomas, Kevin, aura, fussbudgetvintage and Hoot60!
    2. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks for looking at my yunomi Blammoammo and glassiegirl!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 11 months ago
      I am pretty sure it is Japanese Kevin although I'm no expert on Japanese pottery.
      The form is certainly a Japanese one, with the ring foot and gently curved body. I think the design on the side are finger pulls.
      The glaze is stunning, and very complex in a seemingly simple way. Again, very Japanese.
      Are you OK if I use your photos on another site to get possible answers?
    4. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks Karen! Feel free to use any of these images! I appreciate the help!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      I updated one photo for this cup. The seller did a better job than I could, except for the bottom. All photos used with permission.
    6. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks Cokeman1959 and carmenisacat!

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