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Free shipping to UK Mainland addresses. On this medium oval platter handcrafted by our potters, Janna Wareham has created a charismatic study of the Japanese Geisha Girl. Unique Identification Number 33cm x 29cm.
The distinctive facial decoration and hairstyles, refined kimonos made of silks with exquisite colorful designs and the graceful demeanor of the Geisha have presented an entrancing subject for Japanese artists over the centuries. The tradition of the geisha is still deeply entrenched in Japanese culture. The selection process starts at a young age of around 15 and training is fairly rigorous over several years. Known as a Maiko in the beginning, the young women observe and train after being accepted into an Okiya Geisha house — where they live and are taught the art of Geisha by an Okasan Japanese for mother.
These wares are thin white-bodied porcelain with printed overglaze decoration, manufactured for the western market as an inexpensive pottery sold in variety stores or given away as advertising premiums Kovels. These wares are usually printed in red over the final vessel glaze—the printed lines can clearly be felt when a finger is run over the surface of the pottery. The red printed designs are further decorated with overglaze enamels in blues, reds, greens and yellows.
Geisha Girl pattern porcelain derives its name from decorations based on Japanese women surrounded by scenes of traditional Japanese life. These include settings in gardens, near temples and other buildings and by lakes and streams. Geisha Girl porcelain has been made in Japan in various forms from the late 19th century to the s.
Have you ever seen the gold trimmed Geisha porcelain? I have a set of tea cups, saucers, plates, bowls as well as tea pot and sugar and cream pieces. They are just beautiful Yes, I have.