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Satsuma Sake Pot with Royal Procession
Satsuma Sake Pot with Royal Procession
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A tripodic Satsuma sake pot with bamboo-wrapped handle, its decorated lid with kiku finial. The flared skirt is rendered with images of a royal procession and its attendants bearing a palanquin and banners on a gold-speckled ground. Gilt signature on spout of Nenda zo. This very attractive Satsuma sake pot is in excellent condition with neither damage nor repairs. Height: 6.75”, width: 6.5” Meiji Period, Japan
Gosu Blue Satsuma Censer
Gosu Blue Satsuma Censer
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This is an impressive Satsuma censer on self stand with pierced cover, handles and a lovely sculptural finial of kiku and leaves surmounted on its lid. The censer is done in the early Satsuma style using gosu blue, deep iron-red glazes and gilt detailing. On the body, flowering sakura trees emerge from a patch of lush chrysanthemums. The koro is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Signed SEIZAN in gilt on the base with a rich gosu blue Shimazu mark, indicating that the p... Click for details
Satsuma Gosu Blue Koro
Satsuma Gosu Blue Koro
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An impressive, four-sided Gosu- blue Satsuma koro with a hammered silver cover of kiku design. Each gilt-bordered panel is decorated with a copious arrangement of flowers—including chrysanthemums, peonies and daisies on a gosu ground, its masterful Imagery rendered in the traditional Satsuma color palette of gold, gosu, red and green enamels. This elegant Satsuma piece is in very good condition with only minor wear to the gilt, indicative of age and usage. Height: 12.5” 19th Century, Japan
Gosu Blue Satsuma Ewer
Gosu Blue Satsuma Ewer
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This elegant Satsuma ewer with exquisite brocading and handle and spout formed as bamboo is enameled with a continuous scene of the popular Japanese art theme, "Three Friends of Winter". Designed asymmetrically in multi-colored enamels with spiraling gosu blue streams, bamboo and salmon-hued and white -enamel kiku in relief bloom along a gnarled plum blossom tree. This Satsuma ewer is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Gilt signature, Satsuma yaki and Kinshyu-en at base... Click for details
Massive Satsuma Vase with Mythical Creatures
Massive Satsuma Vase with Mythical Creatures
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A massive Satsuma vase of exquisite proportions and enameling. Delicately formed at the neck and foot and enameled all over in the seductive tones of gosu blue, iron red, green and gilt, the piece is both delicate and robust in character. Mirrored images of phoenix and winged dragons from the main visuals surrounded by gosu and iron-red diamond brocading. Kinkozan impressed mark on base. This superb vase is a perfect example of creative innovation, a quality implicit in the finest work from the ... Click for details
Satsuma Vase with Villagers and Manchurian Cranes
Satsuma Vase with Villagers and Manchurian Cranes
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A six-sided Satsuma vase of flared form decorated along the shoulders with myriads of patterned, floating fabrics, with two distinctly different images displayed in vivid, colored enamels. On one side, villagers carry rice bales cross a bridge, bijin and karako waiting at the other end. The second image is of two stately Manchurian cranes posing under blossoming sakura at the river’s edge. Fine gilt details throughout enhance the delicate painting. This gorgeous Satsuma vase is signed by the not... Click for details
Satsuma Bowl with the Takarabune
Satsuma Bowl with the Takarabune
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A Satsuma bowl with slightly flared rim adorned with gilt Greek fret design and band of karakusa along its exterior walls. Within, a lively scene of karako loading a treasure boat—“takarabune” theme. On board, the passengers in this treasure boat are the “Seven Household Gods of Good Luck” engaged in amicable conversation. Above, Jurojin makes a grand entrance riding on his attribute, the honored crane. Fine details in richly colored enamels and gilt on a traditional-crackled ground. Gilt signa... Click for details
Satsuma Bowl with
Satsuma Bowl with
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A round Satsuma shallow bowl with geometric border framing the main visual- a suspenseful activity in a wintry pine forest. In Heian Period- style clothes, a mother and two sons hide among the snow-covered trees where, across the river, samurai with bows and arrows hunt for them. This exquisitely detailed scene references the flight of Tokiwa Gozen and her three sons, including the future hero of Japan, Yoshitsune. Gilt Kyozan signature on base. This Satsuma bowl is in excellent condition with n... Click for details
A Lozenge-Form Satsuma Koro with Kiku and Peonies
A Lozenge-Form Satsuma Koro with Kiku and Peonies
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A distinctive lozenge-form, Satsuma koro, beautifully designed with groves of chrysanthemums on one side and peonies on the other, detailed in low relief gosu enamel, gilt and iron red. Delicate scrollwork decorates the shoulders, upon which rests a reticulated silver cover shaped as a chrysanthemum with moriage flowers along the border. This elegant koro is in excellent condition with neither damage nor restoration. The Shimazu province crest is on its base with Shozan signature. Gilt inscr... Click for details
A Pair of Gosu Blue Satsuma Vases with Flowers
A Pair of Gosu Blue Satsuma Vases with Flowers
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A pair of elegant Satsuma vases of cylindrical form designed overall with blossoming kiku and sakura trees. The mirrored images are enlivened by red, green and blue enamels with gilt details on the crackled glaze ground. The pair of Satsuma vases is in very good condition, with a minor chip on the base of one vase. Wada Hogetsu gilt signature and gosu Satsuma mon can be found on bases. Heights: 10” 19th Century, Japan
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