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As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this late Meiji period 1868-1912 early Taisho 1912-1926 , circa 1912 ceramic bowl by the highly regarded Makuzu Kozan, likely to be Kozan II as this seal is recorded as being in use between 1907 and 1916, the skilled artist has potted an extremely fine bowl in the form of a Manchurian Crane, the Birds elongated Beak and bright red crest crouched within its outstretched wings , the feather work on the wings potted in fine detail and meeting to form an oval shaped bowl , the underside of the bowl stamped with the factory seal , the bowl comes complete in its signed wooden Tomobako ( carrying case ) and would make a fantastic addition to your Japanese ceramics collection, or ideal as a gift or anniversary present for a loved one , Manchurian Cranes mate for life and as such  are revered as a sign of longevity in Asian culture .

Notes :

Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan  (1842–1916) was a Japanese Ceramist and was one of the major potters of the Meiji Period , his kilns were based in Yokohama and he went on to win many prizes and Gold medals at the various expositions , eventually receiving the recognition his works deserved in 1896 by becoming one of only a handful of Imperial artists (Teishitsu gigeiin) , many of his works can be found in the worlds leading collections and museums.

Provenance :

USA collection .

Condition :

In as new condition .

Approximate Sizes :

Length : 6.5″      16.5 cm

Height : 2 3/8″  6 cm

Depth :  3.5″       9 cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .

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