JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN PLATE IGEZARA MEIJI FUJI YAMA
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Sold Date: 12/11/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
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JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN PLATE IGEZARA MEIJI FUJI YAMA TO TSURU DESIGNITEM: Plate FORM: Circular SIZE: 244 mm (~10 inches) HEIGHT: 32 mm WEIGHT: 700 grs MATERIAL: Porcelain EPOQUE: Meiji. COLOR: Deep blue and white with brown notched rim. STYLE: Igezara ORIGIN: Japan CONDITION: Overall condition is excellent; No chip, crack or repair. Interstices. Glaze faded with time. DESIGN: - MATSU with TSURU on the Fuji Mount. The pine encompasses the total surface of this delicate mountainus landscape with his squat and sinuous trunk and its always green foliation, symbol of eternity to the eyes of the man. In the background, the cranes, symbol of longevity, Mounting of Immortal, are flying over the FUJI MOUNT which challenge time by its opposition to progress. COMMENT: -The name IGEZARA was given by people in ARITA to printed plates with rims which were pie-crust shaped and covered with a chocolate-colored glaze. IGE is a Saga prefecture dialect word for thorn. IGEZARA were being made using the copper-plate-paper transfer method in ARITA area by the late 1880s. -TSURU (crane) is a symbol of good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years. It also represents fidelity, as Japanese cranes are known to mate for life. -Snow-capped MOUNT FUJI (3776m) is the tallest and most famous mountain in Japan. It's almost perfectly symmetrical cone shape make it one of the most beautiful volcano in the world, and an indisputable symbol of Japan. The name "Fuji" probably comes from the Ainu word for "fire" or "fiery goddess". A shrine was dedicated to the fiery goddess in 806, but that didn't prevent Fuji-san from errupting violently in 864. The fiery goddess later became the more peaceful "Konohana Sakuya Hime" or "princess of the blossoming trees". To wiew my other items Please CLIC PLEASE READ OUR POLICIES AND FEEL FREE TO EMAIL US BEFORE YOU BID SHIPPING AND HANDLING CHARGES: We ship from Japan to Worlwide exclusively by: *EMS (EXPRESS MAIL SERVICE) with tracking number; handling included, insurance optional, highly recommended . it takes generally 4/5 days to USA & EUROPE and 2/3 days to ASIA aera depending on Customs clearance. *SAL (Surface Air Lifted) up to 2000gr NO INSURANCE & NO TRACKING ; handling included. Shipping charges applicable if requested by buyer ONLY , it is the buyer`s responsability on any lost or damage of any item wich is sent by SAL without insurance. It takes generally 4/6 weeks to USA & EUROPE and 2/3 weeks to ASIA aera depending on Customs clearance. ASIA NORTH AMERICA OCEANIA EUROPA SOUTH AMERICA BY EMS US$ 20,00 US$ 26,00 US$ 26,00 US$ 30,00 US$ 42,00 BY SAL US$ 12,00 US$ 15,00 US$ 15,00 US$ 15,00 US$ 17,00 WE COMBINE SHIPPINGS! SAVE YOUR SHIPPING COST BY PURCHASING MULTIPLE ITEMS!! EMS SHIPPING INSURANCE: Insurance is facultative, fees are applicable if requested by buyer, but highly advised for this kind of fragile items. It is the buyer`s responsibility on any lost or damage of any items that are sent without insurance. Insurance is based on the declared value on the EMS package. On Auction' Value please add: From US$ 1.00 to US$ 500.00: Insurance' fees = US$ 2.00 From US$ 501.00 to US$ 1 000.00: Insurance' fees = US$ 2.50 From US$ 1 001.00 to US$ 1 500.00: Insurance' fees = US$ 3.00 PAYMENT TERMS: We accept PAYPAL , IPMO (International Post Money Order) and direct wire to our bank in Japan, but t is bank charges which we will charge them to you. Shipment of the item will occur ...
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