Categories: Satsuma (69)
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Satsuma Okimono of Kannon Bosatsu astride an Elephant
Satsuma Covered Jar of Octagonal Form with Scenes of Nature
Satsuma Covered Jar of Octagonal Form with Scenes of Nature
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An imposing Satsuma covered jar of octagonal form with domed cover surmounted by a kiku-finial. Lappets in heavy gilt and gosu blue embellish the cover, shoulders and foot. Each panel, rendered with bountiful vignettes of blossoming flowers and birds, is enhanced by gosu enamel and iron red, green and gilt details on an cream-colored crackled ground. Gilt signature of Akiyama and gosu enamel Shimazu mon on base. This massive and traditional Satsuma jar is in excellent condition. Height: 15” 1... Click for details
Satsuma Tray with Cockerel Family
Satsuma Tray with Cockerel Family
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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
Japanese Satsuma Vase with Samurai, Lords and Children at Play
Japanese Satsuma Vase with Samurai, Lords and Children at Play
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An imposing Satsuma pottery vase of compressed mei-ping form with two large cartouches on a cobalt and gilt-patterned ground. With great dexterity and realism, an official scene of samurai and lords marching and gathering under one roof is rendered in myriads of enamel colors and gilt. In complete contrast, the second cartouche reveals the warmth and innocence of children playing with their mothers near the banks of a lake under maple and pine trees. Large, gilt signature seal of Ryuzan can be ... Click for details
A Satsuma Vase with a Medieval Village Scene
A Satsuma Vase with a Medieval Village Scene
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A tapered, Satsuma baluster vase, its two free-form visuals within rich chocolate borders overlaid with delicate gold and silver sprays of pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. Within the borders are dramatic, bustling scenes of medieval life with denizens from all classes of society streaming into the plaza: priests, samurai, aristocracy, tradesmen, children, artisans and others. This beautifully formed vase encompasses a busy world within the confines of its borders. Kinkozan impressed mark on base.... Click for details
Small Satsuma Vase with Children and Bijin, by Yabu Meizan
Small Satsuma Vase with Children and Bijin, by Yabu Meizan
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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
A Small Kogo by Yabu Meizan
A Small Kogo by Yabu Meizan
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A small, fan-shaped Satsuma kogo, its lid an arrangement of women and children engaged in various arts and crafts. Within, a lone sparrow rests upon a leafy maple branch. The luxuriant borders complement the simplicity of the renderings. Yabu Meizan’s gilt signature cartouche on base. (Yabu Meizan (1853-1934) is one the greatest Satsuma artist of the Meiji Period. His work is sought after by collectors all over the world.) This piece is a wonderful contribution to any collection. Excellent condi... Click for details
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
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