THIS LISTING IS FOR AN UNUSUAL ANTIQUE MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE SATSUMA EARTHENWARE ENAMELED BOTTLE VASE. DESIGN FEATURES LOVELY HAND PAINTED FIGURES IN PANELS BETWEEN EACH OF THE FOUR MOLDED DETAILS. MEASURES 9 1/2" HIGH WITH A TOP DIAMETER OF 1 1/8", BASE DIAMETER IS 2 3/4" AND THE MAXIMUM WIDTH IS 5". THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS.THE ENAMELING IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION ALTHOUGH THE GILT EMBELLISHMENT ON THE MOLDED DETAILS IS WORN AND THERE ARE TWO SMALL SPOTS WHERE THE FINISH IS SLIGHTLY RUBBED/FLAKED. OVERALL LIGHT CRAZING ON BODY.
PLEASE SEE ALL PHOTOS AS PART OF DESCRIPTION. SATSUMA IS A CREAMY EARTHENWARE USUALLY DECORATED WITH JAPANESE FIGURES WITH EXPRESSIVE FACIAL FEATURES. THIS WARE 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!
JAPANESE SATSUMA EARTHENWARE BOTTLE VASE, MEIJI PERIOD, MOLDED RIBBONS" is in sale since Thursday, October 6, 2016. 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.