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Japanese tripod Satsuma Koro with Foo-dog


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900: Item # 1018056
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This is a very fine signed by the artist Japanese tripod Satsuma lidded Koro with a sculpture of Foo-dog on a lid and three pierced heart-shaped holes. It has unusual oval blue gilded handles. The Koro has two fine shields. One shield depicts nine aristocrats, children over landscape with a river , mountains and houses. Another scene has ten samurai and a boy, a landscape with mountains, a river and fans on the background. The rest of the Koro is finely hand- painted and decorated with symbolic gilded ornaments. All gilded decorations are finely raised. It dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan, and measures 4 inches tall by 2 5/8inches in Diameter.