The Mon above the factory mark is that of the Shimazu family who controlled the Satsuma region from the mid 17th Century until the Meiji revolution. However, subsequent to 1868 the symbol ceased to have much relevance to where a piece was made and was applied to decorative wares from all over Japan. However, from the quality of decoration, there is little doubt that this is a Satsuma style pottery.
Discover the captivating allure of an Antique Meiji Japanese Satsuma Koro - a testament to the artistic mastery of a bygone era. This exceptional piece of Japanese Satsuma pottery invites you to journey into the rich cultural tapestry of its creation. Imbued with the elegance of the Meiji period, this Koro stands as a testament to Japanese craftsmanship at its zenith.
The ovoid body is gracefully elevated on three ruyi-head feet, creating a harmonious balance between form and function. A stepped, splayed foot lends a touch of architectural sophistication, a subtle reminder of the period's meticulous attention to detail. Framing the body are intricately crafted fern frond handles, adding an organic touch that echoes the natural world. A continuous band of trailing wisteria dances along the shoulder, a celebration of nature's beauty rendered in exquisite detail. Crowning this masterpiece is a domed cover adorned with a shishi knop, a symbol of protection and valor.
The sides of the Koro are adorned with panels depicting a Daimyo's procession, a glimpse into the splendor of historical Japanese culture. Travelers journeying beneath bamboo along a country road evoke a sense of contemplative tranquility. A symphony of intricate designs adorns the foot and shoulder, featuring mesmerizing bands of diaper patterns that elevate the aesthetics of the piece. Adding to its authenticity, a retailer's paper label is thoughtfully affixed, serving as a testament to the journey this Koro has taken through time.
This Antique Meiji Japanese Satsuma Koro encapsulates the essence of an era, where artistic finesse merged seamlessly with cultural expression. A true collector's gem, it beckons you to delve into the past and embrace the heritage of a nation through the eyes of its artisans. In good condition as on the photos. Condition exactly as on the photo, please exam photos for details.This is lovley item own or to give as specail gift. Please view all photos alone with reading this description.
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