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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
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
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