The vase measures 4 3/4 inches high, 2 3/4 inches at its widest point, 1 1/2 inches at its base, and 1 1/4 inches at its top. The vase is signed on its base with a mark that appears to correspond with one of the marks given for the Hododa Company on page 235 of Louis Lawrence's definitive study Satsuma: The Romance of Japan.
The vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs, and with virtually no rubbing to its gilding. The item "Very Fine Miniature Japanese Satsuma Vase, Meiji Period, Signed, Hododa" is in sale since Wednesday, July 1, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "signednumbered" and is located in Georgetown, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.