Very Fine Japanese Kutani Haisen, Compote
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1910: item # 1024866
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SANAI FINE ART & ANTIQUES
P. O. Box 495633
Garland, Texas 75049-5633
|The size of Compote: 5 7/8" Dia x 4 5/8" High. Japanese Porcelain Kutani compote. This is beautiful and exquisite works of painting done over the porcelain. The shape of compote is fine one. The top rim has waving work so evenly done. The workmenship is best one I have seen in Kutani piece. Some scholar also called Kutani Satsuma. Outside top area with four different window works. Each window has different subject, one with Peacock, next one with collectors or artist showing their works of paintings, third one with landscape. last one showing with writing scroll. Each of paintings are highlighted with fine gold lines. Between the windows, there are fine decoration of white chrysanthemum as well as Karakusa design. The gold works as well as the bottom of bowl has fine geometric designs. Inside bowl has the design of Daikoku(one of seven lucky God) with two boys playing with mouse by Uchideno-Kozuchi. The face expression are also wonderful. The photo could not caputured the fine detail workmenship of gold works. Around Daikoku, there are also the detail decoration of Kiku(chrysanthemum) flowers. Inside rim as well as just below, there are four square box(cut corner) design with another fine detail designs are painted precisely. It just keep your eyes going around the compote. The condition of Compote is Excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline. There is little bit wear at the edge of outside, but over all condition is great one. It is marked, "Dai Nippon Kutani Sei(made)". It came with wooden box. The hole on the bottom is air escape hole when was in kiln. Dating from Meiji Period (1868-1912).|