May I know the meaning of this mark which is found under a vase. enter image description here

  • Mackygoo, Noted on the family crest and territory. Is there a specific name in romaji of the territory? Or detail of what year this was made? – LOF Jan 26 '18 at 11:10
  • 薩摩 is satsuma in romaji. – user3856370 Jan 26 '18 at 12:31
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    How was this ever allowed to be answered? – istrasci Jul 2 '20 at 20:18

The mark which has a plus sign in a circle is a family crest of clan of Shimazu. About a family crest, it is explained here, and about the clan of Shimazu it is explained here.

薩摩{さつま} was located in the southernmost part of Japan as a territory dominated by clan of Shimazu in feudal age of Japan.

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