Welcome to Antiques & Moore! This listing is for a beautiful antique Japanese Meiji Period Kutani 9.5 bottle vase, signed. The design features hand painted medallions with assorted floral centers enameled in rust against a white porcelain ground. Intricate gild decoration around each panel against a rust ground.
The upper part of the neck is decorated with a rust ground with gilt design and Dragon chasing flaming pearl below enameled in rust against a white ground. Signed on base in Japanese script, mark unknown. The vase is in very good condition, the enameling and gilding are excellent, minor crazing appears on base (see photos) - no other noted flaws. Measures 9 1/2" high, the top diameter is 7/8", the maximum width is 4 1/2" and the base is 3" in diameter. 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! The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE KUTANI 9.5 BOTTLE VASE, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1913), SIGNED" is in sale since Wednesday, December 18, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.