"In your picture showing the mark, the first character, a cross within a circle, is the family crest for the Shimazu family who ruled Satsuma Pottery.
The porcelain part of the lamp was made by Satsuma and the lamp was assembled by Fujita. My…"
"I don't think it's pre-1921 Kutani ware, but I don't think it's late 20th Century because by the late 1980's the ceramics factories in Japan had largely moved to other countries. I'm guessing it's circa…"
Hi everyone! I am new to the antiquing world and just purchased a beautiful tall table lamp. I am deciding what to do with it. I'm wondering, was this a vase made into a lamp? This is the marking on the side of the vase. There was an actual sticker on the base of the lamp that says Fujita Kutani Lamp No. A - 2129. …See More