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Japanese gosu-blue Satsuma lidded Jar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900: Item # 1009388
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This is magnificent diamond shaped gosu-blue Satsuma lidded Jar on an original wood hand-carved base. The Jar has a final in a shape Bamboo trunk under snow, and symbolic floral decorations over the top and the lid. It depicts scenes of Kirin under a tree with a scroll on a back, Buddhist drum with a mon , flying Paradise birds and flowers, and fragments of fences with flowers. The signature of the artist and shimazu cross are on the bottom. It measures 13 3/4 inches wide and 11 inches tall (on a base) and 11.5 inches wide; 9 3/4" tall tall (off the base) The Jar dates 19th century, Edo, Japan