This ware was generally created for the export market of the mid-19th Century to cater to Western markets. We at Antiques & Moore.Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.