Okinawan Nineteenth Century Ryukyu Kingdom Second Dynasty Tsuboya Ware Vase
This side shows a banana tree
This side shows a coconut tree
This vase is 4.5 inches high. It is uniquely in the style of Okinawa (Ryukyuan Islands) rather than a derivative of so much of the ceramics that were influenced by the Korean potters who were brought to Okinawa forcefully by Japan to bolster the production of pottery.
top view of vase
bottom view of vase
This vase comes with this Certificate of Origin from the Okinawa Antique Dealers and Collectors Association