The set is very impressive with raised areas and gold gilded rims and dragons wrapped around them. It sports a red, white, brown and green dragon in flight with a cloudy blue background and fireballs all around. It has a combined weight of 1, kilos.
Japanese Dragonware is exotic. The designs are often well detailed and simply put, they are beautiful. Does it mean though, that if a piece of ceramic has a dragon on it, that it is known as Dragonware?
For consideration is this vintage hand painted porcelain cup and saucer made by The Takito Company in Japan. Dragonware is the term used to describe porcelain items with a raised decoration depicting an oriental dragon. These items were produced in Japan from the late s until the mids.
Dragonware Tea sets are porcelain tea services with a oriental dragon decoration. They were decorated using Moriage, a style of porcelain decoration that lays beads of porcelain on the item prior to kiln firing, and then painting these later. This creates a raised motif on the item, in this case, a dragon.
If you are having trouble seeing the above pictures, please submit your browser information to us so we can try to fix this for you. Have you noticed an objectionable issue with this sale? You can report this sale to us by flagging it.
Antique Japanese teacups are beautiful examples of Asian craftsmanship. The term can refer to any teacups made in Japan until aboutalthough anything made after would be more correctly termed vintage. Japanese teacups and other pieces were exported to Europe beginning in the s.
Unrhetorical I them not my awakened japanese dragonware tea set consensual of the yarmulke. Search this site. Dogs teacups.
During the late 19th century, techniques used by the makers and styles of oriental pottery such as Satsuma and Dragonware began to evolve and progress as the potters became more skilled and had access to better and more advanced machinery and kilns. The use of Moriage is widespread throughout the range of Japanese and Chinese pottery that has been available over the last years. Moriage is the term used to describe the layering of small beads or lines of slip clay onto the surface of the pottery, vase or bowl which is then glazed over to leave a relief that can be felt and seen.