THIS LISTING IS FOR A BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE SATSUMA PORCELAIN ENAMEL DECORATED BOWL, c. THE INTERIOR IS DECORATED WITH FINE INTRICATE DETAILS FEATURING A WARRIOR. THE BOWL HAS BEAUTIFUL COLORATION AND FINE DETAILS WITH INTRICATE GILT ACCENTS THROUGHOUT AND GILDED UPPER RIM WITH WIDE SCALLOPED EDGE. MEASURES 2 1/2" HIGH AND 5 1/2" IN DIAMETER. THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS.
DOES HAVE MINOR CRAZING THROUGHOUT. SATSUMA POTTERY IS A YELLOWISH EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH DETAILED JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES, LANDSCAPES AND OFTEN FURTHER EMBELLISHED WITH DRAGONS IN RELIEF. THIS POTTERY WAS GENERALLY CREATED FOR THE EXPORT MARKET OF THE MID 19th CENTURY TO CATER TO WESTERN MARKETS. 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 SATSUMA POTTERY SMALL BOWL with WARRIOR, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)" is in sale since Monday, July 21, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Bowls". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.