PAIR 19th C. MINIATURE JAPANESE SATSUMA DOUBLE GOURD VASES, MEIJI PERIOD
THIS LISTING IS FOR AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF STUNNING ANTIQUE MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE SATSUMA PORCELAIN ENAMELED MINIATURE DOUBLE GOURD VASES. MEASURES 4" HIGH WITH A TOP DIAMETER OF 5/8", BASE DIAMETER IS 1 1/4" AND THE MAXIMUM WIDTH IS 2 3/8". THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE ENAMELING AND GILDING ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION ALTHOUGH THE FACES ARE FAINT ON THE PORTRAITS. SATSUMA IS A CREAMY EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES. 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 "PAIR 19th C. MINIATURE JAPANESE SATSUMA DOUBLE GOURD VASES, MEIJI PERIOD" is in sale since Wednesday, January 18, 2012. 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.
- Type: Vases
- Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
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