Rare museum quality Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) big Porcelain okimono - of a boat with a seated aristocrat man with a gourd and a removable cover in a shape of a roof. It is finely decorated with green, red, gold and blue enamel decorations with Paradise birds and clouds, symbolic decorations over the edge of the top of the boat; the roof is finely decorated with gold and four flying birds on each side. Seated man is finely cast and dressed in a beautiful kimono. The interior of the boat has a Japanese style scene of two butterflies flying above grass over light-green background. The boat has no chips and no damages, almost no wear.
15" long x 6" tall x 7" wide.