Mark: Dai Nippon, Seto Kato Shigeju zo. Japanese Seto kiln Ceramics Vase. He made it safely back home to Seto in 1807 and is now deified as the founder of Seto Porcelain Industry at theKamagami Shrine.
Up for sale is a gorgeous pair of 1930s Japanese moon dish shaped pottery vases with cut out handles and featuring hand painted white cranes and moons with applied moriage reeds. There are no chips but several paint flakes which can be seen in photos.