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Details about  VTG Art Deco Black Japanese Tokanabe Ware Pottery Flower Vase Japan Asian Floral

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VTG Art Deco Black Japanese Tokanabe Ware Pottery Flower Vase Japan Asian Floral
VTG-Art-Deco-Black-Japanese-Tokanabe-Ware-Pottery-Flower-Vase-Japan-Asian-Floral
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Used

This black Japanese Tokanabe Ware floral vase has no chips, cracks or scratches but some of the

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Sherrill, Iowa, United States

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291147733894
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Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: This black Japanese Tokanabe Ware floral vase has no chips, cracks or scratches but some of the paint has been rubbed off in places both inside and outside of the vase.
Country/Region of Manufacture:

Japan

Orange Flowers:

Black

This is for a Art Deco Black Tokanabe Ware pottery vase made in Japan with an orange and gold floral design.  The vase has a raised and textured finish, measures 4 " tall  and its widest 3". Its condition is such that there are no chips, cracks or scratches but the top lip was not originally smoothed out (pictures) where the seams meet and so it is rough looking and some of the paint has been rubbed off in places both inside and outside of the vase.

It was interesting looking up information on this piece... and even after all that I wonder.. the piece sure seems to me more metal like than pottery... If you know better, I would love to hear from you and thank you in advance.

A bit of what I found...
Tokanabe was mold-pressed pottery, made in Japan for the US market in the 1920's and 30's. Tokanabe is typically black with a stippled texture and hand-painted raised relief designs. It was distributed through "Five and Dime" Stores like Woolworth's and through the Sears Company catalog between 1929 and 1930. Many an American bride received a piece or two of Tokanabe as a wedding gift during this period! Information on specific potters, painters, or manufacturers is unfortunately no longer available. Most pieces were unmarked except for the "Made in Japan" mark. It was stamped Nippon until 1921, when the US Congress passed legislation requiring all products manufactured in Japan for export to the United States to be marked Made in Japan.

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