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Early Porcelain Chinese Satsuma Vase

$85.00

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Estimated to arrive by Wed, Oct 3rd. Details
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Category:

Vases

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Condition:

Used

Material:

Porcelain

Country/Region of Manufacture:

Japan

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Posted for sale:

More than a week ago

Item number:

122604307

Item description

Early Porcelain Chinese Satsuma Vase This is an example of new porcelain items pretending to be antique or vintage Japanese Satsuma. False items are mostly being exported from China but remember, real Satsuma has always been an entirely Japanese-made pottery. It was never originally made in China or anywhere else, only Japan. If the mark on the bottom of a piece indicates it was made in a country other than Japan, it cannot be Satsuma. Simply printing the word 'Satsuma' on an item cannot make it something it is not. Also remember Satsuma is a type of pottery, not porcelain. The body of Satsuma ware (the clay) is a non-translucent pottery type which may be buff or creamy colored. Body color can be observed on the unglazed area of the foot rim. The example in this listing is marked with a Tea cup symbol and 'Made in China' in English. The additional writing reads, "Zhong Guo Zhi Zao" which can be given an English translation of 'China make' (as in to 'make' something new). These characters were applied to be read left to right, in the Western manner, too. That feature alone easily identifies this item as modern. Only items made from the late 20th to the present will bear the mark shown here. All Chinese made 'Satsuma' marked items are contemporary fakes. While they may have some decorative appeal they hold no potential future value for collectors of authentic Japanese Satsuma. Measures 8' inches tall, 2.75 inches across the top and it has a 2.75 inch base. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Many on-line booksellers describe their books using a grading system which, despite best efforts and intent, is often subjective and disappointing. MOST OF MY BOOKS ARE NEW , or like new - high quality material; no book club editions, no ex library volumes. YOU WILL BE SATISFIED and I’ll make every effort to make it so. 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