This is a top quality Japanese Edo (19th century)gosu-blue Satsuma Koro with shishi on a pierced lid, with beautifully shaped handles and feet,and Tokugawa family mons on the lid and upper part of the Koro.
It has magnificent raised multiple floral decorations above main panels.They have complicated raised symbolic decorations including a scene of a rooster in bushes and floral decorations over fence and a seated bird.
As a reference , you may check a similar Koro ( but less detailed) in one ...click for details
Big Japanese Edo Period (first part 19th century) gorgeous gosu-blue Satsuma basket-shaped Cricket Cage with a wood pierced lid. The sides of the Cage are finely decorated with a scene of Chrysanthemum blossoms of red, white and gold colors with green, blue and gold leaf design.
The top of the body of the Cage is finely decorated with symbolic decorations. The wood lid is original to the cage.
It is in excellent original condition with a few glaze imperfections over the bottom, typical for ...click for details
Wonderful Japanese Edo Period first part C19th gosu-blue Satsuma Teapot. It is finely decorated with flower bushes, leaves and blossoms design on one side and different flower bushes on fence design on the other side of the Teapot.
The spout as well as the lid have symbolic gosu-blue red and gold ornaments.
The handle is decorated with Greek keys ornaments.
5 1/4" tall x 6 1/4" D.
Japanese late C19th Meiji Period fine quality Satsuma Teapot with a spout in a shape of a lizard and a handle in a shape of two lizards. There are eight very finely hand-painted decorative scrolls with samurai and old men on the teapot.
Magnificent gold raised symbolic decorations are over the top of the pot and its lid.
All lacquer work is very fine and detailed, the enameling is colorful and gold decorations are raised.
The signature of the maker is on the bottom of the Teapot.
5 1/2" ...click for details
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) SATSUMA Okimono of a girl with a brush and a leaf in her hands, attributed to Chin Jukan. The girl has a wonderful stylized face, hair and nicely painted kimono and a belt.
The okimono is life-like , and the details over hair are amazing.
7 3/4" tall x 8" wide x 7" deep.
Rare Japanese Meiji Period C19th finely hand-decorated fan-shaped Satsuma vase with feet in a shape of scrolls.
The vase depicts a scene of two birds over bushes with pomegranates with blossoms and morning glory blossoms on one side. The opposite side of the vase as well as sides is decorated with flower blossoms and leaf designs.
There is also magnificent enamel work decorations over the upper and lower parts of the vase.
The scroll- shaped feet also have scroll ornaments.
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Japanese Meiji Period(1868-1912) big Studio Stoneware Satsuma style Vase made and signed by Tozan Yohei IX.
It has uneven pastel green background with asymmetrical lines and ornaments. It is decorated with five panels. One panel depicts a seated man and a landscape, the second panel has a bird and tree branches, the third panel shows a water fall, the fourth has four symbolic circles with decorations, and the fifth panel, which is is a fan-shaped, depicts obi-like symbolic decorations.
12 1/2& ...click for details
Big museum quality Japanese Meiji Period tripod Satsuma covered Jar with a very fine decoration with two large panels - one with a spring scene with a festival with many people , some with umbrellas; Cherry blossoms, temple, bridge, houses and mountain on the background.Hand-painting and gilding is very fine.
The opposite oval decorative scroll is decorated with a temple, surrounded with a scene with Wisteria blossoms, flowers and mountains and flying birds.
It is also finely hand-painted ...click for details
Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma Vase with a panoramic scene of two men in a boat , houses, trees and mountains on the background.
The tree leaf design is finely painted with low-relieved green enameling as well as some elements on grass and tree branches.
There is a raised enameling on a wide stripe on the bottom of the vase.
There are four mons on top of square decorations on top of the vase. The neck of the vase has symbolic shield and Greek keys ornament.
The vase is signed by ...click for details
Japanese 19th century tripod Satsuma Koro with an okimono of Shishi on a lid. The same Koro can be seen in a book Treasures of Imperial Japan Ceramics from Khalili collection, from National museum of Wales, page 45, picture 44. Please see pictures.
The only difference is in decorations, which this Koro has in a gosu-blue style but the one in the book- in floral.
Serious collectors welcome.
4 3/4" tall x 5"
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Satsuma style Vase with a beautiful scene with Bamboo leaves. It is made with gold and a low relieved blue enameling. It has silver decorated rim. The Vase is signed by Ito Tozan.
It is excellent condition with no damages.
11" tall x 6 3/4" D.
Top quality one of the most beautiful examples of Kinkozan work Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Satsuma Vase. There are fine detailed three big and three smaller decorative panels and kanji on the body of the vase, fine gold stripe line with butterflies and flower design on the upper part of the vase, and various decoration on top and the bottom of the vase.
Big decorative panels depict various scenes with a man and a woman in beautiful kimonos, grass over tone-changing yellow- green backgro ...click for details