Antique Meiji era Kyoto hand painted Bowl Japanese Export Porcelain c. Marked Kutani Kyoto Taizan. Literally means Much Good Fortune, and. Means Tortoise, also a lucky symbol for long life. Represents a lovely, always smiling Japanese woman who brings happiness and good fortune to any man she marries. She is also known as the Goddess of Mirth. Is the name for the female half of a traditional Japanese. She is considered to be the Goddess of mirth and is frequently seen in Japanese art. Her full cheeks and merry eyes are an unforgettable sight and a delight to behold. Some Japanese scholars theorize that long ago, when the first. Images were created, they may have represented an idealized form of feminine beauty. Shes known as a goddess of mirth in the Shinto religion, and is often seen with Hyottoko, a god of wind or Fukusuke, a male counterpart who also represents happiness and good luck. Beautiful moriage enamels accent this snow scene. Beautiful intricate hand painted nishi decoration on the Okame silk garments. Nishi depicting a woven cane 5 star design around the inside rim accented with falls color lotus plum leaf motif. Outside bowl the Plum flower or Cherry blossom accented with green leaves accents in gold. Rusty red and gold accents of leaves and a stylized chrysanthemum flower. Porcelain with a nice ring when thumped. Evidence of ash fly pitting on bottom. Believe this piece to be from the KYOTO Japan area kilns of the Taizan era. Beautiful bowl nicely marked. Bowl has no chips or cracks. Measures approx 9-5/8 x 2-5/8. The item “Vintage Japanese Kutani Bowl Otafuku Kyogen Kyoto Taizen Hand Painted” is in sale since Monday, February 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Bowls”. The seller is “finishingtouches1″ and is located in Foley, Alabama. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Malta, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Type: Bowls
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1800-1849
- Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Multi-Color