Japanese Antique TASHIRO ZO Two Handled Covered Biscuit Jar or Tea Caddy with Lid Hand Painted Bone China Plate Meiji Period (, Meiji -jidai) in Excellent Condition for it age!! No chips cracks or crazy.
This is a piece that is a very rare item, hard to fine example, a must for collector. Tashiro Ichiroji Operated a shop in Yokohama and had distinctively decorated pieces, sometimes by Kutani trained artists.Tashiro Ichiroji was a famous ceramic artist during the Meiji era and exhibited his porcelain wares at major international exhibits. In 1904 at the St. Louis International Exposition, Ichiroji is noted for his exhibitions in porcelain wares: dining utensils, tea sets, punch bowls, flower basins, umbrella stands, ornamental plate, chocolate sets, bowls, plates, Japanese tea sets, and ice cream nappies. He was internationally famous for his porcelain, cloisonne, cloisonne on porcelain, and earthenware goods. In general, all kanji handwritten signatures bearing the name Tashiro was made during the Meiji era. Later around the Taisho to early Showa period, his goods.
Many of these backstamps are noted in Carol Bess White books, Made in Japan. The original name of the company was Tashiroya (variation spelling Tashiro-ya) located in Nagoya and began in 1878 by Tashiro Ichiroji.The company came to be known as Tashiro Shoten (Tashiro Company) and the company changed their name to Tashiro & Co. They were also a major exporter of other Seto wares made by smaller artist-kilns. Around 1900, Tashiro Shoten had exclusive contracts with smaller potteries in Seto and exported their ceramic wares abroad to many countries intended for sale. By 1904, Tashiro Shoten had two porcelain shops located in Nanamagari-cho, Nagoya and Benten-dori, Yokohama. The item "Tashiro zo Tea Caddy Biscuit Jar Japan Porcelain mark Taisho Period Antique EC" is in sale since Monday, December 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots". The seller is "pixiebabies2011" and is located in Vassar, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, China, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, 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, Thailand, Switzerland.