Vintage Japanese Kutani Creamer with Raised Enamel and Gilding
Kutani ware (九谷焼 Kutani-yaki) is a style of Japanese porcelain traditionally supposed to be from Kutani, now a part of Kaga, Ishikawa, in the former Kaga Province. It is divided into two phases: Ko-Kutani (old Kutani), from the 17th and early 18th centuries, and Saikō-Kutani from the revived production in the 19th century.
This creamer is signed on the base. The design features hand painted medallions with Japanese figures. The creamer is enameled in rust against a white porcelain background.
This item measures 2.75 inches in height and it is 5 inches wide. It weighs 5.6 oz. This creamer is in excellent condition.
It has been appraised by Peter Combs of Gloucester, MA. Peter is a world renowned appraiser and dealer of Asian Antiques and Fine Art, for the past 40 years. He is also an auctioneer who has been licensed in the state of Massachusetts since 1989. The appraised value of this creamer is between $20-$25. Room Tonic is selling this item for $12.
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