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Japanese Bamoob Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
Japanese Satsuma Vase with Bijin
Japanese Satsuma Vase with Bijin
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This lovely Satsuma vase with its charming imagery is finely rendered with two panels framed by a gilt T-fret Greek border, one panel depicts a bijin with her dog and attendant, the latter figure carries an infant on her back. On the reverse panel, a child plays closeby as the attendant gathers shells. The seashore, cascading sakura, pine and maple trees serve as a poetic backdrop for this empathic scene. To enhance the imagery , exquisitely -colored enamels depicted in meticulous detail, reenfo... Click for details
Japanese Satsuma Gosu-Blue Koro
Japanese 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
Japanese Satsuma Bowl with Maple Leaves
Japanese 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
Japanese Four-Panel Satsuma Vase with Scene of Nature
Japanese Four-Panel Satsuma Vase with Scene of Nature
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A large four-sided Satsuma vase of high-shouldered, tapered form with its panels framed by kiku scrollwork. The ‘thousand cranes’ motif is finely painted in rich sumi-e style, its panels representing glorious paintings of temples, retreats, craggy mountains and gnarled trees. Brilliant moriage kiku bloom in groves alongside tall iris, their foliage bold against the gold-sprinkled ground. Ryozan and Yasuda Company trademarks’ cartouche in gilt on the base. This vase is in excellent condition with... Click for details
A Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases with Villagers in Various Pursuits
A Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases with Villagers in Various Pursuits
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A superior pair of Satsuma vases with slightly tapered bodies and unusual necklines. Sumptuously patterned textiles float above both vases showing joyful villagers clad in jewel-toned garments taking tea and feeding pigeons under maple and sakura trees. Children play with pigeons and a golden shishi. This pair of unusually-shaped vases is in excellent condition with no damage and no restoration. Elaborate Ryozan gilt signature and Yasuda Company mark on bases. Heights: 7.5” Meiji Period, Japan
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
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