Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art Object Details

Shonzui style blue and white porcelain water jar (mizusashi) Japan, Meiji era, circa 1900


Decorated with pine, prunus and bamboo, signed ‘Gorodaiyu, Go Shonzui zo’


18cm high


In good condition


Shonzui is a type of blue and white porcelain made in China during the Ming Dynasty for the Japanese market. In the 19th century famous potters, such as Eiraku Hozen and Seifu Yohei I used this mark in tribute to these famous potters.

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