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Can you identify this vase?

by Rick

Hi Peter, I came across a pair of these vases while clearing my parents house. They're about 5-6 inches tall and a "reverse" of each other in terms of the imagery. They look Chinese, although to my (untrained) eye the woman might be Japanese. The painting / decoration is very raised. The mark on the bottom is indistinct. Thanks for any help.

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Satsuma with Kinkozan Mark
by: Tim


Your Satsuma vase, if original, would have been made during Meiji
to Taisho by the Kinkozan family of potters. Hope this helps with your own research.

by: peter

Looks like Japanese Satsuma ware or similar. But coould also be imitation thereof... maybe someone else can confirm what this is.

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