The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures

Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Delicate Floral Sake Cup by Seifu Yohei IV


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1940: Item # 1457376

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A diminutive sake cup decorated with blossoming peony and Sakura in pink and blue underglaze opposite a flower with raised white petals in overglaze by Seifu Yohei IV enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 cm (2 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
Seifū Yohei IV (Seizan: 1872-1946) was born the second son of Seifū Yohei III (1851-1914). He studied literati-style painting under Tanomura Shōsai (1845-1909), a son of Tanomura Chokunyū, in Osaka for three years. In 1914, he succeeded to the head of the family and produced works mostly in his father’s style. He won a number of prizes including the Golden Prize at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco in 1916 and the exhibitions of the Japan Art Association in 1916 and 1918. He produced several works for members of the Imperial family.