Kutani Jam, Mustard or Relish Pot. Age unknown. Marked Kutani Japan Handpainted. Perfect condition. The jar is 2 7/8 inch diameter and 2 1/4 inches tall. The cover is 3 1/2 inches diameter.
Painted gold with hand painted flowers in shades of purple, orange and green, and blue, green and orange geometric shapes.
Kutani porcelain is from the nine valleys region of Kaga province in Japan. Kutani is known for fine brush work and ivory-colored porcelain. The Kutani kilns have produced some of Japan’s finest ceramic art. Kutani means nine valleys.