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Discovering Japan Porcelain and Pottery

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Another mystery item. I got this piece, it's relatively large about 14 inches tall and weighs about 3 kilos. I have been on several discussion groups on porcelains, Chinese and Japanese, and the item seems to be a conundrum. That said the first image is on the base of the piece and the crack is...
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Todd's Farm has celebrated it's 51st year of operations (except during the USA's pandemic when it was shut down). I had always been a buyer. Showing up with a flashlight, a pocket full of cash and an empty SUV (a small one now). I was mostly buying furniture and in New England, the surprises are...
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The Written Japanese Script: While there are courses that I can take in learning how to write in Japanese, reading Japanese script on an artwork is somewhat more challenging that simply learning the language. The writer is often using not only their artistic flair in writing the script, but...
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Much of my hunting for both Chinese and Japanese art, particularly porcelain and pottery is done in the New England area. Boston, Salem, Beverly, and other towns in Massachusetts were the receiving end of the long clipper ship journeys to the Far East, that included Japan. But before those days...

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