Absolutely delightful vintage hand painted porcelain / ceramic Satsuma Asian Japanese eared vase. Measures 6 tall, base measures 2-1/2" in diameter, top measures 3" in diameter. Very colorful, gorgeous applied satsuma bonsai trees, pagoda, flying birds. Vintage 1940s. Maker marked on the bottom "Hand Painted Japan No 2748 In excellent condition, well cared for. Very unusual and quite beautiful. Pottery Mark "H", "Hand painted Japan", Tentative date: 1920-40. Mark attributable the Hotta Yu Shoten & Co. Pottery in operation from 1920 to 1947. The logo is a depiction of a cherry blossom. The shop selling the wares was the Hotta Yu Co. The use of the word "Shoten" means "shop which sells wares fired from its own kilns". The pottery mark is likely to be from the 1920-30's.
The weight of the vase in the packaging is approximately 1 pound, 6 ounce, and the most economical way to ship is USPS Priority 2 day for $7.95. Any shipping overages will be promptly refunded. Sorry, buy if you live outside of the U.S. you MUST contact us for shipping rates prior to ordering.
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2) The item must be returned via USPS in its original packaging, insured for the full purchase price with delivery confirmation. Buyer is responsible for return shipping costs.
3) The item must be received in the same condition as when it was shipped to you, with any tags or identifying marks intact.
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