MEIJI PERIOD CIRCA 1890 - 1905 EXCELENT PIECE OF COLLECTION DECORATED, GLAZED AND GILDED JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE ADORNED WITH PORTRAIT OF INMORTALS OR SAGES , Satsuma-yaki is a type of Japanese pottery originally from Satsuma Province, southern Kysh. Today, it can be divided into two distinct categories: the original plain dark clay early Satsuma (Ko-Satsuma) made in Satsuma from around 1600, and the elaborately decorated export Satsuma (Ky-Satsuma) ivory-bodied pieces which began to be produced in the nineteenth century in various Japanese cities. By adapting their gilded polychromatic enamel overglaze designs to appeal to the tastes of western consumers, manufacturers of the latter made Satsuma ware one of the most recognized and profitable export products of the Meiji period. The precise origins and early innovations of satsuma ware are somewhat odscure, however most scholars date its appearance to the late sixteenth or early seventeenth century.
The satsuma region was ripe for the development of kilns due to its access to local clay and proximity to the korean peninsula in 1597 - 1598 at the conclusion of toyotomi hideyoshi's into korea , Korean potters were forcefully brought to japan to kick- start kyushu's non- existent ceramic industry. These potters eventually mainly settled in Naeshirogawa and Tateno, which were to become the hub of the local pottery industry Choshuzan kyoto workshop active in late meiji period specializing in dragon ware fuzan: workshop active in meiji period Gyozan: Kyotos studio active in meiji period. Kinkozan: pottery active 1645- 1927 headed by kinkozan sobei exported heavily from 1875 especially to America:largest overall produced of satsuma export ware Koshida:factory active c.
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