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Learning About Japanese Porcelain

Posted by Chris Elwell on

Learning About Japanese Porcelain

If you haven't seen them already, have a look at our reference pages, a growing resource for information about antiques.  Click here to visit it now. Regularly in the world of antiques you find something which deviates from the norm and isn't what you would expect.  This hand painted Japanese trio is a case in point.  It looks like Satsuma ware and in the Nagoya style, but it carries the mark for Kutani - but only a partial mark, it is missing the first (and perhaps most essential) character.  There are a number of possibilities including, being decorated outside the factory...

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