Collecting Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma Pottery - What to look out for?
Satsuma pottery is the Western name for very collectable type of Japanese earthenware exported throughout the world since the Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912).
It is named after the Satsuma provinces, but was made in many parts of Japan, notably in Kyoto.
Japanese sources suggest the Satsuma pottery tradition dates from the 17thC, but firm identification of any pieces earlier than the 19thC is difficult.
Dating Rookwood Pottery Marks & a look at Rookwood History
Antique Rookwood Pottery is one collectible you should definitely look out for
An American artistic legend established in 1880, by Maria Longworth Nicholas, Rookwood Pottery is an American pottery Company that has gained a formidable reputation as one of the finest in the world.
In 1889 Rookwood surprised the ceramics community when it was awarded a Gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris.
The award changed ...
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