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List of JAPANESE Cloisonne MARKS page 2 of 2:

NAMIKAWA SOSUKE

Lived from 1847 to 1910. A businessman and entrepreneur, involved in other types of exports, with no knowledge of cloisonne production, bought the Nagoya Cloisonne Company and re-established it in Tokyo in his name, where he had been hired to manage the Tokyo branch. His talented cloisonne master craftsmen, Tsukamoto Kaisuke and his two sons Jinkuse and Jinkuro accomplished his dream: wireless cloisonne 'musen-shippo' for floral, scenic or pictorial motifs on decorative cloisonne free standing objects, boxes, trays and vases. His designs and motifs  were heavily influenced by Japanese artists and painters of his era.

Many floral and bird paintings, ink studies and woodblock prints used were designed by Watanabe Seitei (or Shotei), see Watanabe's red and black enamel mark applied to the front, by the artwork. Other artists were Kano Tan'yu for his Mount Fugi series, and Araki Kamp.  Sosuke won many awards and was nationally and internationally recognized as one of the top innovative producers of Japanese cloisonne during the Meiji Golden era of 1880 to 1912. His studio closed after his death.

Tray Wireless Ground
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Namikawa Sosuke Studio
Tray Wireless Ground
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Namikawa Sosuke Studio
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Variation of Chicken TRay

Sosuke Cockerel Tray
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Marked WATANABE SEITEI

Sosuke Dove on Branch Tray
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Marked WATANABE SEITEI

Right Side Red Mark
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Watanabe Signature

NAMIKAWA SOSUKE STUDIO
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1900 MARK

NAMIKAWA SOSUKE STUDIO
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BOX MARKED 1900

Sosuke Studio Tray
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Design Signed Seitei

NAMIKAWA SOSUKE STUDIO
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TRAY WITH 1900 MARK

NAMIKAWA SOSUKE STUDIO
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TRAY MARKED 1900

Variation White Cockerel Tray
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Signed Namikawa Sosuke Studio

Variation White Cockerel Tray
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Signed Namikawa Sosuke Studio

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI

Lifespan 1845-1927.Established in Kyoto 1872-1922; some of his cloisonne executed with silver wire on silver bodies. Invented the mirror black enamel background after 1875. Worked with Gottfried Von Wagner, a German Chemist hired by the Japanese government. Used traditional Japanese motifs and continued to improve on the quality and refinement of cloisonne craftsmanship. Was internationally recognized as a master. Won many National and International prizes.

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NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI
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JAR WITH BROCADE RIM 1890

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI JAR
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INTRICATE DIAPER BROCADES

Traditional Namikawa Vase
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Signed 4 Characters Kyoto Namikawa

Traditional Namikawa Vase
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Signed 4 Character Kyoto Namikawa

Top Quality Sterling Vase
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Kyoto Namikawa (Y.) Mark

Top Quality Sterling Vase
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Kyoto Namikawa (Y.) Mark

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI
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CIRCA 1880-1900

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI
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CIRCA 1880-1900

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI VASE
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SOLID STERLING SILVER

NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI VASE
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SOLID STERLING SILVER

Fine Cobalt Blue Box
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Signed Kanji Kyoto Namikawa

Fine Cobalt Blue Box
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Signed Kanji Kyoto Namikawa

Subtle Wireless Blue Ground Vase
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Signed Namikawa Yasuyuki

Subtle Wireless Blue Ground Vase
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Signed Namikawa Yasuyuki

Brown Rouleau Vase
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Signed Kyoto Namikawa

Brown Rouleau Vase
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Signed Kyoto Namikawa

OTA

OTA JINNOEI GINBARI WIRELESS
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CIRCA 1910 VASE

OTA JINNOEI GINBARI WIRELESS
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CIRCA 1910 VASE

Four Panel Tsuiki Vase
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Meiji Signed OTA KICHI
Four Panel Tsuiki Vase
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Meiji Signed OTA KICHI

Fine Bottle Vase Meiji Dragon
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Signed OTA, TOSHIRO

Fine Meiji Bottle Dragon Vase
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Signed OTA TOSHIRO

Meiji Ginbari Floral Vase
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Signed OTA HYOZO

Meiji Ginbari Floral Vase
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Signed OTA HYOZO

Pair Dark Floral Vases
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Signed OTA, Tameshiro

Pair Black Floral Vase
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Signed Ota, Tameshiro

SKILLED OTA DAISY VASE
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C1900 OTA,TOSHIRO

SKILLED OTA DAISY VASE
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C1900 OTA, TOSHIRO

Fine Quality Pair Ball Vases
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Signed OTA, HIROAKI

Fine Quality Pair Ball Vases
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OTA, HIROAKI

PAIR SUPERB MEIJI VASES
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SIGNED OTA, TOSHIRO

PAIR SUPERB MEIJI VASES
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SIGNED OTA, TOSHIRO

OTA Ginbari Style Vase
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C1910 OTA, TOSHIRO

OTA Ginbari Style Vase
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C1910 OTA, TOSHIRO

Small Ginbari Meiji Vase
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Signed OTA, TOSHIRO

Small Ginbari Meiji Vase
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Signed OTA, TOSHIRO

MODERN JAPAN VASE
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OTA, HIRO-SHI (made by HIRO)

MODERN JAPAN VASE
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OTA, HIRO-SHI (made by HIRO)

SATO

produced 1945-present

GREEN SATO VASES
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1950-60S MASS PRODUCED

GREEN SATO VASES
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1950-60S MASS PRODUCED

FINE Midnight ENAMEL VASES
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SATO SEI C1900

SATO BAMBOO CLOISONNE VASE
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MID-20TH CENTURY OR LATER

SATO BAMBOO CLOISONNE VASE
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MID-20TH CENTURY OR LATER

FINE Midnight ENAMEL VASES
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SATO SEI C1900

SATO Cloisonne
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Signed Vase

SATO Cloisonne
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Signed Vase

Traditional 4 Crest Vase
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SATO Marked Modern

Traditional 4 Crest Vase
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SATO Signed Modern

TAMURA

represents cloisonne from 4 generations, spanning 1864-1990

TAMURA FLORAL CLOISONNE
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1930-50 NICKEL RIMS

TAMURA FLORAL CLOISONNE
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1930-50 NICKEL RIMS

Old Tamura Signed Vases
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Circa 1910

Old Tamura Signed Vases
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Circa 1910

TAMURA FLORAL Vase
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Signed Modern 1950+

TAMURA FLORAL Vase
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Signed Modern 1950+

Fine Wisteria Vase
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Signed Tamura Yukio

Fine Wisteria Vase
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Signed Tamura Yukio

MISCELLANEOUS

Early Ho Bird Vase
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Signed MIYAZAKI SHOTEN

HATTORI TADASABURO C1900
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SKILLED MORIAGE SILVER VASE

HATTORI TADASABURO C1900
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SKILLED MORIAGE SILVER VASE

Beautiful Quality Ginbari
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Possibly Yamanaka Co.

Beautiful Quality Ginbari
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Possibly Yamanaka Co.

Vase
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Signed

Akasuke Red Floral Vase
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Signed YAMAMOTO Modern

Elaborate Scenic Tray
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Signed Kawaguchi Bunzaemon

Elaborate Scenic Tray
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Signed Kawaguchi Bunzaemon

Meiji Egret Ginbari Vase
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TSUNEKAWA, TAIICHIRO C1903

Meiji Egret Ginbari vase c1903
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TSUNEKAWA TAIICHIRO

Striking Yellow Peacock Vase
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Signed SHOBIDO Co.

Black Floral Quality Vase
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Signed ITO SOEMON

Black Crane and Iris Vase
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Signed ITO SOMEON

Delicate Shaded Wireless Ground
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Temple Bell - MOKUGYO

Delicate Shaded Wireless Ground
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Temple Bell - MOKUGYO

BEAUTIFUL WHITE FLORAL TSUIKI
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C1905 KAWAGUCHI BUNZAEMON

BEAUTIFUL WHITE FLORAL TSUIKI
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C1905 KAWAGUCHI BUNZAEMON

Translucent Ginbari Floral Vase
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Signed Tsukamoto Hikokichi

Large Grape Ginbari Vase
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HONDA YOSABURO

Large Grape Ginbari Vase
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HONDA YOSABURO

Small Floral Ginbari Vase
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C1900 ADACHI KINJIRO

Small Floral Ginbari Vase
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C1900 ADACHI KINJIRO

Fine Pair Bird Vases
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Unverified Kyodai Mark

Fine Pair Bird Vases
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Unverified Kyodai Mark

Striking Yellow Peacock Vase
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Signed SHOBIDO Co.

Black Floral Quality Vase
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Signed ITO SOMEON

Black Crane and Iris Vase
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Signed ITO SOMEON

Totai Meiji Ceramic Plate
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Signed KINKOZAN

Totai Meiji Ceramic Plate
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Signed KINKOZAN

KAWADE SHIBATARO SIGNED
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WIRELESS 1900

KAWADE SHIBATARO
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WIRELESS 1900

Takahara Komajiro
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Signed Vase

Quality Meiji Floral Vase
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Unverified Unknown Matsu-Ya

Quality Meiji Floral Vase
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Unverified Unknown Matsu-Ya

MEIJI 1910 BOX KYOTO STYLE
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SANO TOYOSABURO Kyoto

MEIJI 1910 BOX KYOTO STYLE
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SANO TOYOSABURO Kyoto

Late Meiji Ginbari Mixed Box
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SANO TOYOSABURO

Late Meiji Ginbari Mixed Box
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SANO TOYOSABURO

KINKOZAN SATSUMA CLOISONNE VASE
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1900 RARE PIECE CERAMIC

KINKOZAN SATSUMA CLOISONNE VASE
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1900 RARE PIECE CERAMIC

Set Boxed Modern Plates
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TUTANKA - HIRABAYASHI

Set Modern Boxed Plates
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TUTANKA - HIRABAYASHI

Meiji Ho-Bird Teapot
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Signed Enamel HONDA

Meiji Ho-Bird Teapot
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Signed Enamel HONDA

Fine Totai Rouleau Vase
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Signed TAKEUCHI CHUBEI

Fine Totai Rouleau Vase
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Signed TAKEUCHI CHUBEI

Early Meiji TOTAI Vase
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Signed SUZUKI SEIICHIRO

Early Meiji TOTAI vase
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Signed SUZUKI SEIICHIRO

Fancy 6 Panel Meiji Vase
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Unverified Kyodai Mark

Fancy 6 Panel Meiji Vase
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Unverified Kyodai Mark

Fine Ginbari Vase
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ITO, SOEMON C1900

Fine Ginbari Vase
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ITO, SOEMON C1900

Blue Ginbari Dragon Vase
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Signed KATSU Unverified

Modern Gilt Spoon
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Hinode Japanese Exports

Pair Elegant Green Swirl Vases
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TAKEUCHI CHUBEI C1900

Pair Elegant Green Swirl Vases
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TAKEUCHI CHUBEI C1900

Pair Elegant Green Swirl Vases
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TAKEUCHI CHUBEI C1900

Round Cosmetic Box Kyoto
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Marked Sano Toyosaburo

Round Cosmetic Box Kyoto
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Marked Sano Toyosaburo

UNKNOWN

Rare Coben Ferster Panel Vase
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Signed Unknown

Rare Coben Ferster Panel Vase
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Signed Unknown

Mixed Cloisonne Figural Plate
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Applied Metal Unknown Mark

Mixed Cloisonne Figural Plate
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Applied Metal Mark Unknown

Bright Red Dragon Tsuiki Vase
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Unknown Fan Logo

Bright Red Tsuiki Dragon Vase
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Unknown Fan Logo

Dragon Wireless Ground Vase
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Signed Unknown

Dragon Wireless Ground Vase
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Signed Unknown

Rare Pair Early Oval Trays
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C1860 Red Enamel Mark

Rare Pair Early Oval Trays
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C1860 Red Enamel Mark

Small Iris Vase
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Unknown Mark

Small Iris Vase
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Unknown Mark

Vivid Blue Tsuiki Floral Vase
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Unknown Fan Logo

Dainty Tsuiki Meiji Vase
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Signed Unknown

Dainty Tsuiki Meiji Vase
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Signed Unknown

MODERN EXPORT CLOISONNE
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USA? DIAMOND RETAILER MARKS

Modern Export Vase
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Signed M in Diamond

1900 Wireless Crane Vase
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Unknown Mark

Modern Wireless Box
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Signed Unknown

Modern Wireless Box
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Signed Unknown

Fabulous Scenic Vase
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Unknown Gold Wire Mark

Fabulous Scenic Vase
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Partial ...KOBE... Gold Mark

Fine GINBARI VASE
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CIRCA 1910

Fine GINBARI VASE
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CIRCA 1910

1900 Wireless Crane Vase
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Unknown Mark

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