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Antique Japanese Porcelain Dish with Warriors Top quality work Japan Marked Base

Antique Japanese Porcelain Dish with Warriors Top quality work Japan Marked Base

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Condition Report: Perfect. Size 217x25mm DiameterxHeight

Painted scene from the The 47 Ronin. The mark reads Dai Nippon (大日本) Watano made (綿野製) painted by Motoshige (本重画). Watano Genemon was a merchant from the Kutani area. He initially established a shop in Kobe in the 1870s then moved to Yokohama around 1880. There the business was taken over by his son Watano Kichiji (1859-1934). Unlike most Yokohama merchants, Watano continued to procure primarily from Kutani and many of its products are marked Kutani or have a Kutani painter’s name on them. Although Kichiji lived until 1934, his name does not appear on the list of Yokohama merchants in the Showa period and thus his business likely ended before or at the time of the great earthquake in 1923.

Very thinly potted.

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Additional Information

Weight 5 kg
Region of Origin

Primary Material



19th century

Condition Report

Perfect. Size 217x25mm DiameterxHeight


Porcelain & Pottery