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Fine Satsuma Koro with Scenes of Nature and Bijin
Fine Satsuma Koro with Scenes of Nature and Bijin
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A lozenge-shaped Satsuma koro with dome-like cover surmounted by a gilt peony-shaped finial, its cover and shoulders rendered with floral and geometric patterns. The panels of this fine koro are exquisitely rendered with scenes of woodsmen crossing a river, a lone bird perched on a flowering sakura tree and bijin with attendants and children. Sozan gilt signature on base. This fine Satsuma koro is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Length: 5.75”, width: 5.75”, height: ... Click for details
Yabu Meizan Satsuma Bowl with Maple Leaves
Yabu Meizan Satsuma Bowl with Maple Leaves
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A high-shouldered Satsuma bowl of round form delicately painted with free-formed branches of brightly enameled maple leaves. Subtle shading, gilt detailing and color add to the superior quality of this piece. By the Satsuma master Yabu Meizan (1868-1925) whose distinctive work is highly sought after today by museums, collectors and connoisseurs. This splendid Satsuma bowl is in excellent condition with only slight rubbing of the gilt along the rim. Height: 3”, width: 5” Late Meiji Period, Japan ... Click for details
Satsuma Tray with Cockerels, Hens and Chicks
Satsuma Tray with Cockerels, Hens and Chicks
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A rectangular Satsuma tray with canted corners, its border adorned with diamond-patterns in blue, green and iron red enamels. This stately tray emphasizes the richness of family life as the cockerels and hens gather protectively around their young. Gilt signature on reverse - Ryu-un. This charming Satsuma tray is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Length: 9.25”, height: 6.25” Meiji Period, Japan
Large Satsuma Charger with Beauties
Large Satsuma Charger with Beauties
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A massive Satsuma charger, complex in execution and composition. Within the gilt border of masses of over-lapping chrysanthemums in low relief, a group of elegant beauties in the finest kimono, surrounded by hanging wisteria, lean over a bridge to feed eager ducks in the crystal-clear waters below. Signed on reverse Oguri Sai Sei. This stunning Satsuma charger is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Diameter: 18” Meiji Period, Japan
Gosu Blue Satsuma Vase Sculpt as a Lotus Flower
Gosu Blue Satsuma Vase Sculpt as a Lotus Flower
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A rare Satsuma vase uniquely sculpted as a lotus flower. Each petal is in the round and painted with an abstract floral design in iron red, gosu blue and gilt. Lappets of the same design along the foot and neck reinforce the floral design. This unusual Satsuma piece is in very good condition with only minor age rubbing to the gilt. Gilt Keido signature and Shimazu mon (Satsuma province crest) can be found on the base. Height: 15” 19th Century, Japan
4-Sided Gosu Blue Satsuma Koro
4-Sided Gosu Blue Satsuma Koro
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A 4-sided Gosu Satsuma koro with foliate base and silver-hammered cover with kiku design. The neck and corners are decorated regal floral vine brocading in gosu, iron red, sea foam green enamel and gilt. Each side panel is rendered similarly with an exquisitely detailed scene of a phoenix flying among paulownia, a dragon surrounded by clouds and sparrows. An ornate fence overlooks a sakura and peony garden. Gilt signature of Wada Hogetsu is accompanied by gosu Satsuma Province mon. This elega... Click for details
Small Cylindrical Satsuma Covered Box
Small Cylindrical Satsuma Covered Box
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A marvelously-painted Satsuma covered box. Youngsters assist elders with rice barrels and food trays, the chosen palette gemlike upon the pale, crackled ground. Kinkozan signature on the base. This charming kogo is in excellent condition and will be a great contribution to any Satsuma collection. Height: 1.5”, diameter: 1.75” Meiji Period, Japan
Yabu Meizan Trumpet-Form Satsuma Vase
Yabu Meizan Trumpet-Form Satsuma Vase
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A jewel of a Satsuma vase, its neck of dramatic trumpet-form, a lush floral border framing its interior. The body of the vase, divided into three panels, depicts scenes of chidori flitting among sakura, karako-at-play and the Master’s special fascination—a tranquil setting of mountains against a quiet day at Lake Biwa. Yabu Meizan signature cartouche on base. This masterly piece is in excellent condition. Height: 4” Meiji Period, Japan
Small Satsuma Vase with Bijin and Children
Small Satsuma Vase with Bijin and Children
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A small, Satsuma vase of tapered form with an overhang of wisteria flowers, leaves and tendrils framing the joyous scene below. Miniature figures of children and bijin celebrate a shishimai dance festival—their richly enameled garments jewel-like against the vase’s characteristic sparse, crackled ground. Gilt Yabu Meizan signature cartouche on base. This classic Yabu Meizan piece is in excellent condition. Height: 4.5” Meiji Period, Japan
Kinkozan Satsuma Plate with Beauty and Attendants
Kinkozan Satsuma Plate with Beauty and Attendants
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An exquisite Satsuma plate with cobalt ground and two central cartouches surrounded by floating abstract chidori, each with a distinctive textile pattern. One fan-shaped cartouche depicts young women attending to a beauty, a stand draped with multi-colored kimono in the background. The other reveals a blossoming ikebana arrangement on a bamboo table, tea ceremony implements below. Kinkozan impressed mark on reverse. This important Satsuma plate is in excellent condition with neither damage no... Click for details
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