The vase has an unusual shaped body with the two handles. The body is shaped in four panels with alternating scenic and figural design with a finely engraved gilt embellished top.
This little vase is stunning, however, it is missing the lid. Sits on three widely scalloped gilded feet. Marked on the base with an unidentified painted mark.
Measures about 2 3/4" high, 3 1/2" wide (handle to handle) and 2 3/4 deep. This nice vase is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws other than missing lid. History: Satsuma is a yellowish earthenware usually decorated with detailed Japanese figures with expressive facial features. This ware was generally created for the export marked 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! The item "Signed 19th C. Japanese SATSUMA Miniature Vase, Meiji Period, Missing Lid" is in sale since Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
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.